Eating Across America Book Review from @kleffnotes

Do you love food? I mean of course you do, who doesn’t love sinking their teeth into a cheesy burger or a salty fry. Okay, so mine would have to be a veggie burger, but hey semantics. If you love food, Eating Across America: A Foodie’s Guide to Food Trucks, Street Food, and the Best Dish in Each State is the perfect read for you. Written by YouTube food reviewer, Daymon, Daym Drops, Patterson, this book collects his love of food and his tips for how to experience the best food you can imagine without breaking the bank. Continue reading “Eating Across America Book Review from @kleffnotes”

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Cooking, Baking, and Making Book Review from @kleffnotes

Cynthia O’Hara, well known for her Harried Housewife blog, delves into recipes and crafts for any occasion in Cooking, Baking, and Making: 100 Recipes and DIY Ideas for All Seasons and Reasons. Primarily she breaks down the book into Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter and for each season she has a plethora of delicious eats and treats for you to try. Not only that, but she includes some of her own Harried Housewife tips throughout the book to help give you a bit of a boost. Continue reading “Cooking, Baking, and Making Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Bad at Adulting, Good at Feminism Book Review from @kleffnotes

Bad at Adulting, Good at Feminism is a delightful blending of life tips and discussions of being an adult woman who isn’t exactly sure how to be a functioning adult by Prudence Geerts. The book is divided into different topics and throughout Prudence presents a fictionalized version of herself in connection to things going on in her life. Her art is so much fun and the single page comics discuss so much. Continue reading “Bad at Adulting, Good at Feminism Book Review from @kleffnotes”

A Cookie to Celebrate Book Review from @kleffnotes

Jana Douglas shares her tips for making cookies like a pro in her book A Cookie to Celebrate. In 2014 months from graduation from The Ohio State University, Douglas found herself stress baking and this way of relaxing led her to create Jana Lee’s Bake Shop. With A Cookie to Celebrate you will learn how to make fantastic cookies and get a better handle on how to make beautiful decorations and get them where they need to go. Continue reading “A Cookie to Celebrate Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Extraordinary Origami Book Review from @kleffnotes

Did you know that origami grew tremendously within the United States and evolved as an art form through various artists in America? I certainly didn’t, at least not until I checked out Extraordinary Origami: 20 Projects from Contemporary American Masters. Edited by Marc Kirschenbaum, this book begins with a brief history of how the art of paperfolding, while from Japan, grew through the connection of individuals in America who found themselves evolving elements of the art form. Within these pages are 20 diverse projects you can try that focus on the art of origami. Continue reading “Extraordinary Origami Book Review from @kleffnotes”

The Way of the Seed: Earth Spawn of Kalpeon Book Review from @kleffnotes

The Way of the Seed is a trilogy series that begins with Earth Spawn of Kalpeon. Richard Dean Hall establishes an alternate theory to the creation of the world and the rise of civilizations through the introduction of the Kalpeon. These alien forces led by Barjeen, select the way that planets will evolve and in this case their focus is Earth. Continue reading “The Way of the Seed: Earth Spawn of Kalpeon Book Review from @kleffnotes”

A Dirty Word Book Review ( @cleispress ) from @kleffnotes

A Dirty Word: How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality is a memoir style nonfiction work that focuses on author Steph Auteri’s own life and connection to sex and her own sexuality. She has been a sex writer for 15 years and through this no holds barred work she reveals tremendous details about her life and the path she has taken to become more confident in who she is. This book is full of personal narratives, but also uses a great deal of research to back up certain discussions and provide details for her readers concerning certain topics. Continue reading “A Dirty Word Book Review ( @cleispress ) from @kleffnotes”

The Spellbook of Katrina Van Tassel Book Review from @kleffnotes

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a well known story that has been adapted in a variety of ways, including into a Tim Burton film, but the story presented by Alyssa Polombo is something that takes the story you know so well and creates something new and captivating. Instead of focusing on Ichabod Crane, Polombo chooses to centers itself on the character frequently just seen as a love interest, Katrina Van Tassel. The Spellbook of Katrina Van Tassel presents a confident and smart Katrina who will do anything for love, even venture into the darkest legends of Sleepy Hollow. Continue reading “The Spellbook of Katrina Van Tassel Book Review from @kleffnotes”

Beauty In The Beast Book Review ( @erikschubach )from @kleffnotes

The Avatars and their companions are back in the eighth installment of the Urban Fantasies series from Erik Schubach. Still recovering from the devastation of their last battle, the powerful women who are fighting against demonic energies and werewolves find themselves surprised when a new sort of beast appears. As they prepare to fight, what appears to be some sort of new demon, they are stopped by a beautiful young woman with a mysterious power that seems connected to one of their own. Continue reading “Beauty In The Beast Book Review ( @erikschubach )from @kleffnotes”

Dancing on Horses Book Review from @kleffnotes

Dancing on Horses is a historical fiction novel set primarily in South Carolina, though in certain portions it makes mention to other areas of the South. Initially the story focuses on a young boy named Tobe who is growing up within the Southern Baptist Church. Over the course of his life he meets a number of young women whom he falls for, one of whom is named Anne and receives her own development outside of Tobe’s story. Continue reading “Dancing on Horses Book Review from @kleffnotes”