Review: The New Fondue Cookbook

Review: The New Fondue Cookbook

The New Fondue Cookbook by Adams Media is a recipe book that is an ultimate resource for any fondue fan. Just about every way to enjoy fondue from sweet to savoury is included in this guide. If you are looking for a new way to enjoy an old tradition, this is one book to try. Continue reading

Book Review: My Name is Anton

Book Review: My Name is Anton

My Name is Anton by Catherine Ryan Hyde is an historical fiction book that explores a variety of themes. The characters are well-developed and the writing is beautiful. This story is written in classic Catherine Ryan Hyde style with a huge focus on characters and societal issues. Continue reading

Review: The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook

Review: The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook

The Unofficial Disney Parks Cookbook  by Ashley Craft is a fun cookbook that takes you on a culinary tour of the Disney Parks. If you are longing for some coveted Disney churros or a Mickey waffle, this book has it all. It is a well-organized and easy to follow book of recipes that will make a staycation a little bit easier. Continue reading

The Great Gatsby: Adapted by K. Woodman-Maynard

The Great Gatsby: Adapted by K. Woodman-Maynard

The Great Gatsby adapted by K. Woodman-Maynard is a great way to make The Great Gatsby more accessible in a graphic novel format. I enjoyed the slight changes the author makes to the source material, and the art style makes elements such as mood and symbolism much easier to understand. However, I also felt as though the story is rushed, and the art also makes the text difficult to read at times. Despite this, I still appreciated what the book accomplishes in terms of making The Great Gatsby easier to digest. Continue reading

Review: Mistletoe and Mr. Right by Lyla Payne

Review: Mistletoe and Mr. Right by Lyla Payne

Mistletoe and Mr. Right by Lyla Payne is comprised of two novellas that take place over Christmas break. Both of the stories have such picturesque settings, and the amusement of the first one in particular stood out to me. I did find that this book has a lot of drama, but because the characters are so well-developed for such short stories in a way that we can understand their actions, I was mostly willing to overlook this. This would be a great read for those looking for a more casual Christmas story. Continue reading