Inspire and Empower Your Life with 75 Positive Affirmations
by Aysel Gunar
Bite-sized pieces of advice for life and meditations or mantras to focus on are the heart of this little tome.
Perfect for those who want to make improvements in themselves, but don’t know where to start or have the time or inclination to pour through volumes of self-help books.
The illustrations are like miniature versions of motivational posters.
I received an electronic copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Make Every Moment Count
by Susie Jaramillo
Just in time for Dia de los Muertos comes this adorably illustrated book of little skeletons coming out of the tomb to celebrate life.
There is also a sing-along app available. Check out the website.
I received an electronic copy through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Simple Spells and Self-Care Practices to Harness Your Inner Power
by Skye Alexander
Putting magic(k) into terms that show it is accessible to everyone, and enhancing instead of conflicting with other spiritual belief systems.
Definitely do not skip the first part and go straight to the spells. You will miss out on some fantastic knowledge.
I received an electronic copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 3/5 stars
The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys
It is hard for me to admit that I loved this book. It is a somewhat comical look at a serious topic: why we settle for less than we deserve. And having just come out of a three year non-relationship and battling heartbreak again and again, it was just the tonic I needed.
I am envious of little elderly couples walking hand-in-hand in the grocery store. In the meantime, I’ve been waiting on this guy who can’t even bring himself to call me his girlfriend. I’m over it.
Well…not really over it, but not going back. I may need to read this book over and over again to make it through…
When You feel Like the World’s Voted You Off
by Martha Bolton , Brad Dickson
DNR. Finding it slightly humorous at first, I was quickly bored and didn’t get past the second chapter.
Will it help you solve your problems? Probably not. Will it give you a chuckle or two? Maybe.
Essential Know-How for Hand Stitching–*10 Easy, Creative Projects *Master Tension and Other Techniques * With Pro Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting
by Lynn Krawczyk
Starting with a toolkit listing the supplies you will need, this book covers utility stitches, outline and filler stitches, decorative stitches, and dimensional stitches.
Tools such as thread, hoops, needles, fabric and miscellany are described and Pro Tips are scattered throughout.
This is definitely a book for beginners, although advanced needle-workers may like to use it as a reference guide.
I particularly liked the negative embroidery tote bag project.
I received an electronic copy through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 3/5 stars.