Book Review: Every Tool’s a Hammer

https://www.amazon.com/Every-Tools-Hammer-Life-What/dp/1982113472/ref=as_li_ss_tl?crid=6DF23FVBD1XH&keywords=every+tools+a+hammer&qid=1561731625&s=books&sprefix=every+t,audible,167&sr=1-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=17610d139d3164030e17d754535f5163&language=en_US I went into this one thinking it was an autobiography. Adam shares some stories, but it is more of a makers manifesto. I'm sort of a creative book junkie. I choose books about creative pursuits and the artist's methods because I am always looking for guidance in those areas in my own writing. My … Continue reading Book Review: Every Tool’s a Hammer

Book Review: William Shakespeare’s Get Thee Back to the Future!

https://www.amazon.com/William-Shakespeares-Thee-Back-Future-ebook/dp/B07GQ4VWJP/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1561729738&sr=8-3&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=c3db9131c0f73b32c5d1c4d404bd2037&language=en_US "The pow'r of love, O 'tis a curious thing:It changeth hawks into a gentle dove,It maketh one man weep, another sing,More than a feeling: 'tis the pow'r of love.'Tis tougher e'en than diamonds, rich like cream,It makes a bad one good, a wrong one right,'Tis stronger, harder than a wench's dream,The pow'r of love … Continue reading Book Review: William Shakespeare’s Get Thee Back to the Future!

Book Review- H.H. Holmes: The True History Of The White City Devil

https://www.amazon.com/H-Holmes-History-White-Devil-ebook/dp/B07DQS9C1N/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=H.H.+Holmes:+The+True+History+Of+The+White+City+Devil&qid=1559779499&s=gateway&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=51e2d0b851d5563b56b329552ed34919&language=en_US Whew. At 10% in my Kindle said I had 7 and a half hours left of reading- and I'm a fast reader. It was just about correct. This is a long book. I liked it, but it took me forever to get through. That said, here's the thing, you won't find better or more … Continue reading Book Review- H.H. Holmes: The True History Of The White City Devil

ARC REVIEW: The Escape Manual For Introverts

https://www.amazon.com/Escape-Manual-Introverts-Katie-Vaz-ebook/dp/B07S29FLWZ/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=The+Escape+Manual+For+Introverts&qid=1561121160&s=gateway&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=b2a0783de190d227bbb46ec52ed5e894&language=en_US The idea that introverts may need this guide was inspired. I can say I'm an introvert all day long, but extroverts reading this may finally get an idea of what that actually means for me in real life. The strategies are divided into five situational categories: Friends, relatives, coworkers, acquaintances, and strangers. The book even … Continue reading ARC REVIEW: The Escape Manual For Introverts

Smart but Scattered–and Stalled: 10 Steps to Help Young Adults Use Their Executive Skills to Set Goals, Make a Plan, and Successfully Leave the Nest

https://www.amazon.com/Smart-but-Scattered-Stalled-Successfully-ebook/dp/B07FY6HT7G/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=smart+scattered+and+stalled&qid=1559504372&s=digital-text&sr=1-1-catcorr&linkCode=sl1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=3c4d552843f2deedd7ab3cadac94f893&language=en_US This review is going to be especially applicable to parents of a certain age. Remember when reading What to Expect While You’re Expecting was your go-to book? Fast forward to today, and this is the replacement. Maybe you have kids that went away to school, graduated and landed back in your home. Or you … Continue reading Smart but Scattered–and Stalled: 10 Steps to Help Young Adults Use Their Executive Skills to Set Goals, Make a Plan, and Successfully Leave the Nest

Book Review: The Warehouse

https://www.amazon.com/Warehouse-Novel-Rob-Hart-ebook/dp/B07KNV1Z5B/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1561037926&sr=8-2&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=8748114a4c70ecd75b36ecc18778cafd&language=en_US Happy Book Birthday!! I stayed up until after midnight to finish it, then woke up, reached for my Kindle and reread the last chapter. I feel like I could really reread the whole book at some point just to look for hidden clues that I probably missed the first read through. So, if you … Continue reading Book Review: The Warehouse

Book Review: Nightbooks

https://www.amazon.com/Nightbooks-J-White-ebook/dp/B073P3JCGG/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1560994319&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=85747c97b28c3d60d2d2c0e776b27e5d&language=en_US This Middle Grade title makes an excellent Summer Read Aloud for the entire family. It is just scary enough. Alex is being kept prisoner by a witch in an apartment full of books. At first glance, I thought that wouldn't be too bad. Unfortunately, it is more of a Hansel and Gretel scenario and … Continue reading Book Review: Nightbooks

Book Review: I’ll Never Tell

https://www.amazon.com/Ill-Never-Tell-Catherine-McKenzie-ebook/dp/B07FSBSMKT/ref=as_li_ss_tl?keywords=I'll+never+tell&qid=1560130758&s=gateway&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=2e740a11b21bbf8af93f5d6aeed907fe&language=en_US I've got another free on Kindle Unlimited book for you this week. Overall, I liked this story even though the ending seemed a bit unresolved for my taste. Five siblings come home due to the untimely deaths of their parents and the reading of their will. In an unorthodox move the four sisters can … Continue reading Book Review: I’ll Never Tell

Book Review: The Lesson

https://www.amazon.com/Lesson-Cadwell-Turnbull-ebook/dp/B07HHH51P3/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1560131109&sr=8-3&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=5af8a1110309df6de8b8be949a25551b&language=en_US Happy Book Birthday! At the 2% mark, when Derrick shared his hidden mythology collection, I was hooked. The first part of the book centers around one family in St Thomas. You get a good sense of their lives both before and after they discover that not only are aliens real, the Ynaa lives among … Continue reading Book Review: The Lesson

Book Review: Recursion

https://www.amazon.com/Recursion-Novel-Blake-Crouch-ebook/dp/B07HDSHP7N/ref=as_li_ss_tl?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1560643265&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=vikiacad-20&linkId=29d65dfb6487f671a4a9d0c11ebcb32e&language=en_US Ok, I guess this is a SciFi Mystery? It's like watching The Matrix; you get lots of those kinds of understanding breakthroughs. It was a good read that I read in like 3 hours. False Memory Syndrome is spreading like wildfire. The condition gives people real-seeming memories of a life they haven't lived. The two … Continue reading Book Review: Recursion