Piranesi – Susanna Clarke

Title: Piranesi Author: Susanna Clarke Genre: Fantasy Plot: The Other calls me Piranesi, but I know that’s not my name. My job is to explore the halls of the house and write down what I’ve seen. For as long as I can remember I’ve been in this house by myself unless The Other comes toContinue reading “Piranesi – Susanna Clarke”

Behind the Lights – Helen Smallbone

Title: Behind the Lights: The Extraordinary Adventure of a Mum and Her Family Author: Helen Smallbone Genre: Memoir Plot: Helen Smallbone is the mom (or mum because she hails from Australia) of 90’s and early 2000’s Christian singer Rebecca St. James and now popular Christian duo for King and Country. In this book, she tellsContinue reading “Behind the Lights – Helen Smallbone”

Guest Post – Acid for the Children

Thank you Mick Nash of Good to You for this review. Title: Acid For The Children Author: Michael Peter Balzary aka “Flea”, a popular bass player for the band Red Hot Chili Peppers Genre: Autobiography, Memoir Plot: A read about Flea’s childhood and formative years. The book dives into his adventures in Los Angeles, SouthernContinue reading “Guest Post – Acid for the Children”

Every Tool’s a Hammer – Adam Savage

Title: Every Tool’s a Hammer: Life’s What You Make It Author: Adam Savage Genre: Memoir Plot: Adam Savage of Mythbusters tells of his experiences and what he’s learned from his life. Throughout the book, Adam gives advice for how to be a better maker, whether that be a engineer, designer, artist, writer, etc. Though heContinue reading “Every Tool’s a Hammer – Adam Savage”

Mr. B – Lynn Byk

Thank you Capture Me Books for letting me read this book. Title: Mr. B: Living with a 98-Year-Old Rocket Scientist Author: Lynn Byk Genre: Memoir Plot: Lynn tells the story of having to sell hers and her husband’s house and move into her husband’s father’s house, Joe Byk. Joe was a rocket scientist starting inContinue reading “Mr. B – Lynn Byk”

The Queen of the South – Arturo Pérez-Reverte

English Title: The Queen of the South Original Spanish Title: La Reina del Sur Author: Arturo Pérez-Reverte Translated from Spanish by: Andrew Hurley Genre: Realistic Fiction Plot: Teresa Mendoza is the boyfriend of a drug smuggler. He works in Sinaloa, Mexico and flies the planes. Teresa’s life is shattered when she receives a call fromContinue reading “The Queen of the South – Arturo Pérez-Reverte”

The Reason – Lacey Sturm

Title: The Reason: How I Discovered a Life Worth Living Author: Lacey Sturm Genre: Memoir, Biography Plot: Lacey Sturm is the former lead singer of rock band Flyleaf. She tells her story of growing up with a single mother and taking care of her younger siblings. Life was never easy with a strict mother andContinue reading “The Reason – Lacey Sturm”

Guest Book Review – This is the Day

Thank you That Dad Stuff for another post. For all the sports lovers out there. Here’s Tim Tebow’s biography. “Bookworm Dad: Tim Tebow This is the Day: My kids are bookworms. They love to read. They did not get this trait from me. I hated reading when I was a kid. Fast forward 25-30 yearsContinue reading “Guest Book Review – This is the Day”

The Only Pirate at the Party – Lindsey Stirling

Title: The Only Pirate at the Party Author: Lindsey Stirling and Brooke S. Passey Genre: Autobiography Plot: Lindsey Stirling is a well known violinist and dancer. She got her fame from America’s Got Talent and Youtube. In her book, Lindsey talked about her childhood and her rise to fame. She was originally from Arizona. SheContinue reading “The Only Pirate at the Party – Lindsey Stirling”

As You Wish – Cary Elwes

Title: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride Author: Cary Elwes Genre: Memoir Plot: Cary Elwes, who plays Westly in The Princess Bride, talks about his time filming the classic movie. He talks about how he was cast in the movie, the classic scenes (the fight scene, Miracle Max scene,Continue reading “As You Wish – Cary Elwes”

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