Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath & Dan Heath

May 12, 2015

Summary (from the publisher): Why is it so hard to make lasting changes in our companies, in our communities, and in our own lives? The primary obstacle is a conflict that’s built into our brains, say Chip and Dan Heath, authors of the critically acclaimed bestseller Made to Stick. Psychologists have discovered that our minds […]


Teach Yourself Guitar

February 15, 2015

I was looking around for some cheap Gifts for Guitarists today (since my little cousin’s birthday is coming up), and I saw this book called Teach Yourself Guitar. It’s on sale for only $3.99 and has a 4.5-star average rating from nearly 300 reviews. That’s pretty good, if you ask me! The problem is, I’m […]


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

July 4, 2014

Summary (from the publisher): In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity — principles that give us the security […]


Wheat Belly by William Davis

March 14, 2014

Summary (from the publisher): Every day, over 200 million Americans consume food products made of wheat. As a result, over 100 million of them experience some form of adverse health effect, ranging from minor rashes and high blood sugar to the unattractive stomach bulges that preventive cardiologist William Davis calls “wheat bellies.” According to Davis, […]


Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker

January 24, 2014

Summary (from the publisher): Secrets of the Millionaire Mind reveals the missing link between wanting success and achieving it! Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life of financial struggle? Is the difference found in their education, intelligence, skills, timing, work habits, contacts, luck, […]


Obsessed: America’s Food Addiction — And My Own by Mika Brzezinski

December 11, 2013

Summary (from the publisher): Mika Brzezinski is at war against obesity. On Morning Joe, she is often so adamant about improving America’s eating habits that some people have dubbed her “the food Nazi.” What they don’t know is that Mika wages a personal fight against unhealthy eating habits every day, and in this book she […]


The Hoarder in You by Robin Zasio

October 10, 2012

Summary (from the publisher): From the hit A&E show Hoarders, psychologist Dr. Robin Zasio shows readers how to take control of their stuff and de-clutter their lives. Recently, the once little-known condition of hoarding has become a household phrase—in part due to the popularity of the Emmy Award–winning television show Hoarders, which has captivated audiences […]


Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet by Moira Anderson Allen

February 28, 2012

Summary: In this book, Moira Anderson Allen, former editor of Dog Fancy, offers guidance on how to cope with the loss of a pet. With a background in counseling, she interweaves advice and coping strategies with tips and comments from real pet owners who have been through the situation before. She touches not only on […]


Getting the Pretty Back by Molly Ringwald

August 14, 2011

Synopsis (from the publisher): To her millions of fans, Molly Ringwald will forever be sixteen—having defined teenage angst, love, and heartbreak as the endearing star of the John Hughes classics Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink. Facing a completely new, angst-inducing time in her life—her forties—Molly is embracing being a woman, wife, […]


Questions and Answers on Life Insurance

July 11, 2011

My husband and I are thinking about revamping our life insurance policies, but we’re not really sure what to do. Obviously, talking to our agent about the different options available to us would probably be the easiest course of action. However, we’re worried that we would just get a sales pitch from him rather than […]