Books That I Want To Read
Just some authors and some titles that caught my eye...
book :"Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil"
Losing 'Virginity': Olive Oil's 'Scandalous' Fraud
The Baking Bookworm Review of 'Just Like Other Daughters' by Colleen Faulkner. Alicia adores her 25 year old daughter, Chloe and has always been her daughter's biggest advocate. Chloe has Down's Syndrome and when she meets Thomas at an adult daycare she tells her mom that she is going to marry him. A heart-felt read which showcases how Alicia tries to overcome her misgivings and fears about letting her 25 year old daughter marry and live a life just like other daughters. 3.5/5 stars
Song Hawkins is a beautiful, tough, but lonely New York City businesswoman who thinks she's met the man of her dreams in Cable Jordan, the superintendent of a West Virginia coal mine. But soon after they impulsively marry, Song realizes they're in big trouble. She can't imagine life outside of New York, and Cable has no intention of leaving his beloved town of Highcoal.
From the founders of the international health-care behemoth Johnson & Johnson in the late 1800s to the contemporary Johnsons of today, such as billionaire New York Jets owner Robert Wood "Woody" Johnson IV, all is revealed in this scrupulously researched, unauthorized biography by New York Times bestselling author Jerry Oppenheimer. Often compared to the Kennedy clan because of the tragedies and scandals
Shirley Jones: A Memoir | Doubleday Book Club
Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm by Mardi Jo Link: "Poignant, irreverent, and hilarious: the memoir of a woman who, after ending her nineteen-year marriage, staves off a perpetually empty bank account, saves her century-old farmhouse from foreclosure with the help of her three young sons, and reclaims her life." Goodreads.com
Bootstrapper: From Broke to Badass on a Northern Michigan Farm