Book Review: Funny in Farsi

Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas is a delightful, short, and truly funny memoir of an Iranian girl growing up in the United States. I laughed through every chapter. Firoozeh writes honestly about the differences, and pitfalls, of American culture, while also appreciating and valuing what the United States has to offer. I would love … Continue reading Book Review: Funny in Farsi


Book Review: Seven Miracles That Saved America

I finally finished an adult-length book!  It took me a few weeks, partially thanks to Miss Henley and partially thanks to the depth of the book.  I loved the book, Seven Miracles That Saved America by Chris and Ted Stewart.  As you may have guessed from the title, this book discusses seven events in the history … Continue reading Book Review: Seven Miracles That Saved America

Book Review: The Berenstain Bears

This review is of all the Berenstain Bears books in general.  To be brief, these books are awesome. To be not so brief, these are wonderful books about morals, values, and dealing with a variety of hard things.  The illustrations are very colorful and well done and the writing is detailed enough to make a … Continue reading Book Review: The Berenstain Bears

Book Review: Financial Peace

Yep, I'm nerdy enough to read Dave Ramsey's book Financial Peace for fun.  I'm that girl.  In my defense, I never really had a chance of escaping Dave's influence, after all my mom forced me to listen to him every day, on our way home from school.  In my tweener years, I seriously despised getting picked up … Continue reading Book Review: Financial Peace

Book Review: My Story

Last week I spent three, anxiety-filled days reading Elizabeth Smart's book entitled My Story.  While it was a fascinating, gripping read, I would not recommend the book to anyone else, particularly anyone with children.  Here's why: 1. Her abduction and following nine months of rape, captivity, indoctrination, and abuse were truly horrible, evil events caused by … Continue reading Book Review: My Story