{Book Review} Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

This week, I finished the book Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness, by Scott Jurek. I loved it! It was part auto-biography, and part lifestyle story about the author’s foray into vegetarianism, and then veganism. I can’t wait to try some of the recipes in the book. I had heard of Scott […]

{Book Review} + {Recipe} The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions

By: Celine Steen & Joni Marie Newman Rating: 5 stars I won a copy of The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions from another blogger as part of a giveaway, and I’m so happy I did! I’ve been wanting to read this and Hearty Vegan Meals for Monster Appetites for a few months now. This […]

Book Review: The Coffee Trader

By: David Liss Rating: 4 stars. When I started reading this book, I wasn’t entirely convinced it was for me.  As I continued reading, I became more and more wrapped up in the story, the deception, the daring, and the risk–it turned out to be a captivating story. The book tells the story of a […]

Book Review: Closing Costs

By: Seth Margolis Rating: 3 stars This is the entertaining story of six (or so) New Yorkers who are buying and/or selling real estate and who end up having more in common than meets the eye.  Though entirely fictional, their stories are entertaining, and weave a captivating web.  I enjoyed this book, and thought it […]

Book Review: The Lincoln Lawyer

By: Michael Connelly Rating: 4 stars. This book was an entertaining read.  The writing style kept my attention, and the attention to actual lawyering detail and procedure impressed me.  The book tells the story of a criminal lawyer who is called to defend a client who on his face, seems innocent of the charges.  Faces […]

Book Review: Black Water Rising

By Attica Locke Rating: 2 stars. This book was billed as a similar style to Dennis Lehane’s writing, and honestly, I was disappointed that I didn’t find it so.  The book tells the story of a down-on-his luck lawyer who happens to come across a potentially lucrative (and dangerous/suspenseful) client and situation.  The premise was […]