Book Review – Out of Sync

Life is full of surprises. It is so nasty sometimes that you’ll get ‘out of sync.’ Belinda Nicoll’s memoir, “Out of Sync,” details exactly how topsy-turvy one’s life can be. One moment you’re up, the next moment you’re down. It’s a never-ending cycle that will refuse to halt, until maybe in your final days. I found this 320-page book, available in ebook and paperback format, on the Novel Blogs reading list. A new life with a new husband in a new land is simply something worth a read, especially … [Read more...]

Book Review – Freeways to Flip-Flops: Living on a Tropical Island

Will you find happiness, peace, and contentment amidst a world of luxury in a lake-front house in Orange County? Or will you find it better in a tropical island, amidst the world of simplicity, living in front of a panoramic Caribbean view? The Marsh family found the answer the hard way in Belize. Their adventures and misadventures were detailed in Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family’s Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island. I found this book by Sonia Marsh among the beautiful titles on … [Read more...]

Book Review – Dog-Ma: The Zen of Slobber

Barbara Brunner’s Dog-Ma: The Zen of Slobber is a memoir written by a dog lover for dog lovers. It is a collection of dog stories, 30 years in the making—from 1980 when the author and her husband’s first dog was welcomed home to 2011 when this book was published. I found this title on the Novel Blogs reading list. It's summary says that the stories will tickle the funny bones at times and touch the heart the other times. As a person who never tried to connect with animals in the same level of … [Read more...]

Book Review – Bad Luck Cadet & Bad Luck Officer

A humorous memoir at its best, Bad Luck Cadet & Bad Luck Officer tells the story of Suzie Ivy and how her midlife crisis turned into the realization of her lifelong dream of becoming a police officer. All at the age of 45. I stumbled upon this in the Novel Blogs reading list. This is a two-book bundle that may or may not be complimentary to each other.  

Bad Luck Cadet

The first book, Bad Luck Cadet, details the start of everything—from the main … [Read more...]