Category Archives: Books

Victoria Beckham Love <3

That Extra Half an Inch by Victoria Beckham

Posh is Posh

Summary: Fashion tips from Victoria Beckham. (5)

Review: Good advice, learned a few tips, Beckham mostly talks about how she does style. (14)

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More Cookies!!

500 Cookies by Philippa Vanstone

More delious cookies?!

Summary: 500 cookies recipes! (3)

Review: Simple and yummy recipes. You’re given a simple recipe and then some variations. (13)

Gay and Delusional

Barrel Fever by David Sedaris

I forgot to take a picture this time!

Summary: Short stories and essays that mostly discuss gay men and delusional women. (12)

Review: “SantaLand Diaries” was great. Loved the essays. Short stories were depressing. (11)

Cookies!

The Gourmet Cookie Book

Yum!

Summary: Cookie recipes from 1941-2009 from Gourmet magazine. (7)

Review: Nice, tasty, difficulty varies from beginner to hard. Gives brief history for each recipe. (14)

Animals with Human Feelings

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris

Looks cute, but it's dark stuff.

Summary: Collection of short stories about animals. (6)

Review: Entertaining stories about everyday life, but with animals. Kind of depressing sometimes. (12)

Humor with a Bit of Spy

The Gun Seller by Hugh Laurie (aka Dr. House)

Who knew House could write?

Summary: Ex-army gets mistaken as a contract killer, ends up caught up in government conspiracy. (14)

Review: Surprisingly witty, quick read, lackey and henchmen interactions with main character are hilarious! (13)

The First!

The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks.

Cover looks way cooler than actual book.

Summary: Poor kid grows up to be an assassin. Includes magic, romance, and prostitution. (13)

Review: Horrible romance; action scenes better; young adult writing; most female characters are really annoying. (14)

Other Notes: This is the first of a trilogy, probably won’t be reading the rest. (13)

(14 words is very difficult to do!)