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New Book Review: Fahrenheit 451

Rated 2 of 5 stars

I know people will look at this rating and wonder what the heck is wrong with me…but I really did not like this book! 291 more words


Red Leaf Lettuce with tomato dressing

  • Red leaf lettuce
  • Bell peppers
  • Dried heirloom mini tomatoes
  • Chickpeas
  • Red onion (in red wine vinegar)
  • Labneh



New Book Review: Stranded

Rated 2 of 5 stars

Braun writes a very fast paced novel of young adults stranded in the wilderness fighting to save their own lives. Unfortunately, the story is larger than life in many areas and quite unbelievable for readers who have read very good, realistic “stranded” stories. 435 more words


Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

If a white supremacist doesn’t want the black nurse touching the newborn, and then the newborn has an emergency, what is the correct action? Baby dies, and the drama starts. 22 more words

Bechdel Test Pass

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

By the author of 101 Dalmations.

If you like tangled romance, add two stars.

2 poor sisters meet 2 rich brothers, can you see the double romance looming ahead? 20 more words

Bechdel Test Pass

Book Review: Hatshepsut The Pharaoh's Daughter

Hatshepsut: The Pharaoh’s Daughter focuses on one of Egypt’s female Pharaoh’s, the author considers the possibility that she is the one the Bible refers to as The Pharaoh’s Daughter – hence the title – and her being the one who brings Moses into their lives. 251 more words

Book Review

Bearded Monkey: New Kid On The Block

Bearded Monkey just launched in SA with a super fresh take on the fashion scene. Still young – the brand established itself this year, giving us a taste of European fashion unavailable anywhere else in Africa.  213 more words