Reach & Read: The Sharper Your Knife, The Less You Cry

The Sharper Your Knife, The Less You Cry By Kathleen Flinn: A Book Review I love food memoirs and Kathleen Flinn’s second book is no exception. In this book, she shares her experiences while attending the prestigious cook school in the universe (probably) Le Cordon Bleu, in an engaging non-pretentious fashion. As in her other […]

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Reach & Read: All Things Bright and Beautiful

Things Bright and Beautiful By James Herriot – a book review Bright and Beautiful is the second book in the charming series by James Herriot. In the Spring of 2013, I read his All Creatures Great and Small. Here is its review – the best part was sharing the experience with my grandmother. Bright and […]

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Reach & Read: Just Kids

Just Kids by Patti Smith – a book review In my follow up research after finishing this book, upon co-worker recommendation, I realize that I can in no way write the poetic review this book deserves. The NY Times did it, and did it well – so read it. I will say that reading Patti’s […]

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Reach & Read: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Book Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks By Rebecca Skloot A little over a year ago I finished my Masters in Healthcare Administration. Our law teacher was fantastic! One of her many “gifts” to us was a list of thirty four books and movies addressing or illustrating healthcare legal and ethical dilemmas. The Immortal […]

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Reach & Reach: Heads in Beds

Heads in Beds A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality By Jacob Tomsky Airport impulse purchase and maybe better to read on the flight headed into vacation than one home, so that you have time to apply Mr. Tomsky’s recommendations. Can’t say I was surprised/shocked per se by what was shared in this […]

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Reach & Read: Zelda – A biography

Book Review: Zelda by Nancy Milford Upon recommendation from a co-worker, I tackled ‘Zelda’. This is not a quick nor easy read. Enjoyable at times, if you have an imagination but really frankly, sad. Not in the Old Yeller way either, just a downward spiral of a story, glimpses of how a mind unravels. I […]

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