The fourth wave of feminism is alive and well, and this time it’s personal. Well, for me it is, anyway. I suppose that’s also true of comedy writer Sarah Cooper, who has turned her firsthand experiences from working at mega companies like Google and Yahoo! into the satirical advice book, How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings. I read it. I loved it. I laughed … [Read more...] about Book Review: How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings
Three years into being newly single, I have encountered some frustrating problems, including overly-aggressive men, the disappointment of online dating, and learning how to kill an icky bug by myself. But one thing is for sure: being single, in of itself, is NOT one of them. And that's the whole point of Andrea Bain's book Single Girl Problems: Why Being Single Isn't a Problem … [Read more...] about Book Review: Single Girl Problems
H.G. McKinnis' talents go beyond guest blogging about thrift shopping here on this blog. It turns out that she is a captivating storyteller, too. Her debut novel, A Justified Bitch: A Las Vegas Mystery, releases today. She tells a tale of murder, mental health, family obligation, and acceptance. I would say that is what the bulk of the novel is really … [Read more...] about Book Review: A Justified Bitch: A Las Vegas Mystery
What began as depression, a car accident, and a series of captivating dreams turned into a therapeutic spiritual growth spurt and a an inspiring self-help book. "This Way Up" by Patti Clark equips readers with seven powerful tools for unleashing their creativity and effectively transforming their lives. A 10-year process for the author, "This Way Up" is written in two parts. … [Read more...] about Read this Book, Reclaim Your Life
Both sinners and saints love to visit Las Vegas. And with so much to do and see, authors Laura Carroll and Adam Kealoha Casey saw fit to put together a guidebook to help. 100 Things to Do in Las Vegas Before You Die is a list of insider recommendations that include hip new restaurants, historical experiences, and natural sights. The authors base their list on their own … [Read more...] about Before You Die, Read This Book
It's a common human trait to love only those things that we're good at, that we enjoy. I was born to shop, but most everyone else I know lacks that talent. But talents can be learned, including shopping. And if you could learn that skill, well, then you could eventually be good at it and love it. With the book How to Win at Shopping, you can finally learn the art and science of … [Read more...] about Read This Book and Learn to WIN at Shopping!
Saving money in one area of your life, allows you to spend it elsewhere. Of course, you can spend it responsibly like using it toward a down payment on a home or paying for your child's education. Or, you can be like me and just buy more shoes! The Budget Savvy Diva's Guide to Slashing Your Grocery Bill by 50% or More: Secret Tricks and Clever Tips for Eating Great and Saving … [Read more...] about Buy More Shoes! Use This Book to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half