Category Archives: Non-Fiction

Review: Secrets of the Force by Edward Goss and Mark A. Altman

Secrets of the Force is everything the title promises it to be: a complete, uncensored, unauthorized oral history of Star Wars. Written by Edward Goss and Mark A. Altman, this is a novel full to the brim with Star Wars details and history. Continue reading

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Review: Barnhill by Norman Bissell

Norman Bissell’s novel takes place at Barnhill – the location that George Orwell (Eric Arthur Blair) famously tucked himself away in – and the birthplace of 1984. Essentially, Barnhill is a dramatization of George Orwell’s time there and the creation of a novel that will always resonate with its readers. Continue reading

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Review: This Book is Cruelty Free by Linda Newbery

A disclosure before I begin my review: I picked up This Book is Cruelty Free for several reasons. For one thing, I am a vegetarian, and recently I’ve been trying to monitor my impact on the world. Not just in regards to animals, but the environment as well. So naturally, a novel like this instantly appealed to me. Continue reading

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Review: The Darkest Glare by Chip Jacobs

The Darkest Glare, written by Chip Jacobs is a true crime novel, one that, as the title promises, is full of murder, blackmail, and so much more. Continue reading

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Review: The Last Mona Lisa by Jonathan Santlofer

The Last Mona Lisa, written by Jonathan Santlofer, is somehow everything and more than what I could have expected. This is a novel perfect for art lovers, as it merges historical fiction with elements of the truth. Continue reading

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Review: Aftershocks by Nadia Owusu

Aftershocks is the debut novel of Nadia Owusu, and it is a compelling and fascinating memoir. If you’re going to choose one memoir to read this year (that’s probably going to be the case for me), let it be this one! Continue reading

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Review: A Woman’s Garden by Tanya Anderson

I’ve been following Lovely Greens on Facebook for a few years now…so you can imagine how thrilled I was to see that Tanya Anderson had written a book! A Woman’s Garden: Grow Beautiful Plants and Make Useful Things is everything that it promises – and more. Continue reading

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Review: Invisible Women

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez is exactly what the title implies. It is a novel full of information and details, all of which point to the same conclusion. Data bias. Specifically, data bias formed around men. Continue reading

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Review: Pain and Prejudice by Gabrielle Jackson

As you might guess from the title, Pain and Prejudice: How the Medical System Ignores Women – And What We Can Do About It revolves around pain, the medical world, and women. Written by Gabrielle Jackson, this novel is a must-read for any woman who experiences chronic pain. Or for anybody who has a family or friend going through that. Really, it’s a vital read for many (if not all) people.n Continue reading

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Review: A Marvelous Life: The Amazing Story of Stan Lee by Danny Fingeroth

Author: Danny Fingeroth Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Released: November 5th, 2019 Received: NetGalley Rating: I received a copy of A Marvelous Life through NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. A Marvelous Life by Danny Fingeroth is a … Continue reading

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