Book Review: A Cook’s Tour by Anthony Bourdain

Title: A Cook’s Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisine Author: Anthony Bourdain Genre: Nonfiction, Food & Drink, Food, Autobiography, Memoir, Biography, Cooking Publisher: Harper Perennial Published: November 5, 2002 Page Amount: 277 pages Goodreads Summary: The only thing “gonzo gastronome” and internationally bestselling author Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling. Inspired by the question, “What would…

Book Review: Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain

Title: Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Author: Anthony Bourdain Genre: Nonfiction, Food & Drink, Food, Autobiography, Memoir, Biography, Cooking Publisher: Harper Perennial Published: January 9, 2007 Page Amount: 312 pages Goodreads Summary: A deliciously funny, delectably shocking banquet of wild-but-true tales of life in the culinary trade from Chef Anthony Bourdain, laying out his more than a…

Book Review: Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama

Title: Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance Author: Barack Obama Genre: Nonfiction, Biography, Memoir, Autobiography, History, Politics, African American, Race, Africa Publisher: Three Rivers Press Published: July 1995 Page Amount: 453 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Nine years before the Senate campaign that made him one of the most influential and compelling voices in American politics,…

Book Review: Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

Title: Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear Author: Elizabeth Gilbert Genre: Non-Fiction, Self-Help, Writing, Art, Inspirational, Psychology, Spirituality, Autobiography, Memoir, Personal Development Publisher: Riverhead Books Published: September 22, 2015 Page Amount: 288 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this…

Book Review: Midnight in Siberia by David Greene

Title: Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia Author: David Greene Genre: Travel, Nonfiction, Culture, Russia, Autobiography, Memoir, History, Travelogue, Journalism, Adventure, Politics Publisher: WW Norton & Company Published: October 20, 2014 Page Amount: 336 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Far away from the trendy cafes, designer boutiques, and political protests and crackdowns in Moscow,…

Book Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Title: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail Author: Cheryl Strayed Genre: Nonfiction, Autobiography, Memoir, Travel, Adventure, Adult, Nature Publisher: Knopf Published: March 20, 2012 Page Amount: 315 pages Blurb From Goodreads: At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon…

Book Review: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me (And Other Concerns) By Mindy Kaling

Title: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me (And Other Concerns) Author: Mindy Kaling Genre: NonFiction, Humor, Autobiography, Memoir, Comedy, Funny, Essays, Adult Publisher: Crowne Archetype Published: November 1,2011 Page Amount: 222 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway…

Book Review: The Amazing Book Is Not On Fire by Dan Howell and Phil Lester

Title: The Amazing Book is Not on Fire Author: Dan Howell and Phil Lester Genre: Non Fiction, Biography, Autobiography, Humor, Contemporary, Memoir, Comedy, Funny Publisher: Ebury Press Published: October 8, 2015 Page Amount: 224 pages Blurb From Goodreads:In this book is a world. A world created by two awkward guys who share their lives on the internet! We are Dan…

Book Review: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Title: I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban Author: Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb Genre: Non-Fiction, Biography, Memoir, Feminism, History Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Published: October 8, 2013 Page Amount: 327 pages Blurb From Goodreads: When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala…

Book Review: Stir by Jessica Fechtor

Title: Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home Author: Jessica Fechtor Genre: Memoir, Autobiography, Food, Foodie, Cooking Publisher: Avery Published: June 23, 2015 Page Amount: 288 pages Blurb From Goodreads: At 28, Jessica Fechtor was happily immersed in graduate school and her young marriage, and thinking about starting a family. Then one day, she…