All That Remains [audiobook review]

All That Remains audiobook

Title: All That Remains Author: Sue Black [Synopsis] Dame Sue Black is an internationally renowned forensic anthropologist and human anatomist. She has lived her life eye to eye with the Grim Reaper, and she writes vividly about it in this book, which is part primer on the basics of identifying human remains, part frank memoir… Continue reading All That Remains [audiobook review]

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Factfulness [review]

Title: Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Authors: Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, and Anna Rosling Rönnlund Publisher: Sceptre [Synopsis] Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends—what percentage of the world’s population live in poverty;… Continue reading Factfulness [review]

Fragile Lives [review]

Title: Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table Author: Stephen Westaby Publisher: HarperCollins UK [Synopsis] An incredible memoir from one of the world’s most eminent heart surgeons and some of the most remarkable and poignant cases he’s worked on. Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon’s shoulder. A… Continue reading Fragile Lives [review]

First Thoughts [Spotlight on #GirlBoss Workbook]

Title: The Girlboss WorkbookThe Girlboss Workbook Author: Sophia Amoruso Publisher: Portfolio Penguin [Synopsis] Hot on the heels of the new Netflix show based on #GIRLBOSScomes Sophia Amoruso's workbook of tips, doodles, and fill-in-the-blanks that will help you become your best Girlboss yet. A graphic and whimsical easy-to-carry life bible filled with to-do lists, timelines, exercises, illustrations and… Continue reading First Thoughts [Spotlight on #GirlBoss Workbook]

WWW Wednesday [18 January 2017]

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Sam at Taking On a World of Words. Visit her blog to take a look, and get involved too if you can, even if you don't have a blog yourself - as she says, you can leave your answers in the post comments. I'd love to see… Continue reading WWW Wednesday [18 January 2017]

Sheet Pan Suppers [review]

Title: Sheet Pan Suppers: 120 recipes for simple, surprising, hands-off meals straight from the oven Author: Molly Gilbert [Synopsis] It’s the one-pot meal reinvented, and what is sure to become every busy cook’s new favorite way of getting dinner on the table. It’s Sheet Pan Suppers—a breakthrough full-color cookbook with more than 120 recipes for… Continue reading Sheet Pan Suppers [review]

The Perfect Blend [review]

Title: The Perfect Blend Author: Tess Masters Publisher: Ten Speed Press [Synopsis] Online phenomenon The Blender Girl offers up 100 recipes for healthy living with tasty, crowd-pleasing dishes to help boost nutrition. "The Perfect Blend "functions not only as a cookbook but also as a guide for how to lead a more vibrant and healthy… Continue reading The Perfect Blend [review]

Taste of Persia [review]

[Synopsis] Though the countries in the Persian culinary region are home to diverse religions, cultures, languages, and politics, they are linked by beguiling food traditions and a love for the fresh and the tart. Color and spark come from ripe red pomegranates, golden saffron threads, and the fresh herbs served at every meal. Grilled kebabs,… Continue reading Taste of Persia [review]

A Modern Way To Cook [review]

A Modern Way To Cook by Anna Jones

[Synopsis] From the author of the brilliant A Modern Way to Eat, a new collection of delicious, healthy, inspiring vegetarian recipes – that are so quick to make they’re achievable on any night of the week. Many more of us are interested in eating healthier food on a regular basis but sometimes, when we’re home… Continue reading A Modern Way To Cook [review]

The Happy Pear & The World Of The Happy Pear [review]

Cookbooks by The Happy Pear

[My Review] I seriously LOVE these cookbooks! I've watched The Happy Pear's Youtube videos for a while now and was always really impressed with their recipes (especially the 5 minute recipes, so impressive!) so decided to take the plunge and order not on but both of their recipe books - and boy, I'm glad I… Continue reading The Happy Pear & The World Of The Happy Pear [review]