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Book Review – The Mommy MD Guide to Losing Weight and Feeling Great

A few weeks ago, I was sent a copy of The Mommy MD Guide to Losing Weight and Feeling Great.  The book has over 700 tips from doctors, who are also mothers, on how to lose weight, fight fatigue, boost their mood, and more. The book is broken into several chapters & has two parts.  The first part covers losing weight.  There are tips for staying motivated what to drink and eat, and what to consider when looking at weight loss programs.  There are also over 25 healthy recipes as well.  The … [Read more...]

Book Review — Fire Light by J. Abram Barneck

Fire Light is the first in the Trinity of Mind young adult fantasy series by first-time author J. Abram Barneck.  Jake is a jeek, part jock & part geek, who lives a relatively normal life and hopes to get away from home by getting a football scholarship.  Suddenly, he finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy to exterminate all the Druids in the world and more girl problems than he can handle.  Will he be able to protect his loved ones as well as himself? The story was a little slow up … [Read more...]

Product Review — Multicolor Kid by Flattenme Books

Last week, I was sent a copy of Multicolor Kid by Flattenme Books.  Flattenme allows you to personalize a children’s book with a photo of your child or with just their name.  They have several titles to choose from, and you can also get t-shirts, bottles, and more.  Multicolor Kid is customized with just your child’s name & and a dedication (no photos). Multicolor Kids relates all the colors to different aspects of your child: white for courage, blue for imagination, and so on.  Each page … [Read more...]

The Otter, the Spotted Frog, and the Great Flood Review & Giveaway [ENDED]

  The Otter, the Spotted Frog, and the Great Flood is a new children’s story by Gerald Hausman & illustrated by Ramon Shiloh.  It based on the origin story of the Greek Indians of northern Florida and Georgia.  Listener the Otter is the only animal that heads the warning of Spotted Frog about the coming of a great flood.  As he begins to build a raft, he is ridiculed by the other animals.  Will the floods really come and will his efforts be enough to survive them? I loved the story.  … [Read more...]

Book Review – Noah’s Rainy Day by Sandra Brannan

Noah’s Rainy Day by Sandra Brannan is the 4th book on the Liv Bergen mystery series.  Liv has completed training at Quantico and is now an FBI Agent.  She is immediately tossed into a case with Streeter Pierce, her lover Jack Linwood, and her bloodhound Beulah.  She finds herself in a race against time to find a 5-year-old who went missing from Denver International Airport.  Meanwhile her nephew Noah Hogarty, who has severe cerebral palsy, is convinced that there is something going in with the … [Read more...]

Book Review – Where They Bury You by Steve Kohlhagen

Where they Bury You is the newest novel by Steve Kohlhagen.  It’s a historical fiction based around the death of Major Joseph Cummings, who was the Provost Marshal of Santa Fe during the Civil War.  He was found in an arroyo near what is now the Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado, Arizona with roughly what would be millions in today’s money in his saddlebags.  Officially, it is said that Cummings was shot by an Indian & there wasn’t much of an investigation at the time due to the war.  However, … [Read more...]

Product Review – Poyomi Photobooks

A few weeks ago, I was asked to create a photo book at Poyomi.  Poyomi allows you to upload your images and create custom photo books of various sizes.  Unlike the other photo books I’ve tried in the past, Poyomi books are paperback, affordable, and you can place bulk orders. Finding a company that offers a good photo book has been a bit difficult.  I look for them mainly to be able to show off my photography and graphic design to potential customers.  The hard cover ones are nice, but they … [Read more...]

Book Review – Riding on a Beam of Light by Ramsey Dean

Riding on a Beam of Light is a children’s ebook by Ramsey Dean, and illustrated by Noah Hamdan.  Albert is a little boy with a huge imagination.  It doesn’t take much for him to be imagining all sorts of things, including riding around on a beam of light.  Take a look into one of the many day dreams of a young Albert Einstein that eventually fueled his scientific theories and discoveries.I've always been a fan of science stuff, so I was very excited to read this to my daughter.  The story was a … [Read more...]

Grammarics Review & Giveaway [ENDED]

Last week, I was asked to check out Grammarics’ Pictorial Guide to Commons Errors in English Usage (Volume 1).  Grammarics covers all the common mistakes that people make with commas, spelling, word usage, and more.Over the past couple of years, I’ve noticed that I’m picking up on grammar issues when I’m reading stuff more than I ever had in the past.  I don’t always catch it in my own writings, mostly since I tend to crank stuff out pretty quick…but I do notice it when I’m reading books.  It’s … [Read more...]

Book Review – Bloodlines: Everything That Glitters by Myunique C. Green

Bloodlines: Everything That Glitters is the first in a series of young adult fantasy novels by first time author Myunique C. Green.  Alizarin and her twin brother Ash were as normal as people could be…until they started getting strange abilities.  Before long, they find out that their mother is actually a nature goddess from another dimension who has lost her powers and memories, & there is a power-hungry being after Alizarin because she is the subject of a prophecy.  Why can she just be … [Read more...]

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