Posts Tagged: non-fiction

Review: Dear Writer, Are You in Burnout by Becca Syme

Review: Dear Writer, Are You in Burnout by Becca Syme

Dear Writer, Are You In Burnout? (QuitBooks for Writers #2) by Becca Syme My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ motivational/ self-publishing Blurb: I know what you’re feeling right now… Chances are good, if you clicked on this title, you’re confused, frustrated, overwhelmed… maybe even angry. Not because I know something about you personally. Not because I’m spying on you, or I’ve re-programmed your Alexa or Siri to dictate your conversations to me and keep them on my hard drive. No. I know what you’re feeling, because it’s the same thing we’re all feeling right now. How do I know this?… Read more »

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Review: Dear Writer, You Need to Quit by Becca Syme

Review: Dear Writer, You Need to Quit by Becca Syme

Dear Writer, You Need to Quit (QuitBooks for Writers #1) by Becca Syme My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self publishing/ self-help Blurb: If you’re here, you’ve likely read more than one book about writing process and productivity before and yet, you’re still looking for the “real truth” or the “next big thing.” If you’ve tried other programs, and nothing has worked for you, have you ever wondered why? This book can help explain the “why.” What this book is not: It is not a list of tips and tricks to get “more productive” or “be a better writer”. There… Read more »

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Review: JOMO by Jessica Misener

Review: JOMO by Jessica Misener

JOMO: Celebrate the Joy of Missing Out! by Jessica Misener My Rating: 4 stars Genre: non-fiction/ motivational Age Category: not applicable Type of romance: no romance Blurb: Discover the perfect idea for a fun night in with more than 350 activities to do with friends, your partner, or alone, all from the comfort of your home. We’ve all heard about FOMO (fear of missing out) but now you can make the most of your night in with this must-have bucket list for every homebody, featuring fun and entertaining activities to keep you pleasantly relaxed and stress-free every time you decide… Read more »

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Review: Bonbons for Your Brain by Diane Vallere

Review: Bonbons for Your Brain by Diane Vallere

Bonbons for Your Brain by Diane Vallere My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ humorous/ motivational Age Category: Type of romance: Blurb: Are you craving something sweet? Something satisfying? Something that will make you laugh and think and feel like you made a new friend? National Bestselling author Diane Vallere brings you a collection of insightful essays designed to entertain. BON-BONS FOR YOUR BRAIN is filled with short, standing-in-line-length essays divvied into categories for fashion & beauty (truffles), goal setting (dark chocolate), creative aspirations (artisan), health (70% pure cacao), things to think about (nougat), and just plain nutty (pistachio). Diane shares… Read more »

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Review: Eff This! Meditation by Liza Kindred

Review: Eff This! Meditation by Liza Kindred

Eff This! Meditation: 108 Tips, Tricks, and Ideas for When You’re Feeling Stressed Out, Anxious, or Overwhelmed by Liza Kindred My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ self-help Type of romance: no romance Blurb: Eff This Meditation is a Shamata (mindfulness-awareness) practice rooted in radical compassion for self presented in 108 tips, tricks, and ideas. They are all centered on the idea that, as humans, we might not be “finished”; but we are complete. Everything you need to attain enlightenment is already contained within you—and you can use meditation to connect with it. Yes, yes. You already know that you should… Read more »

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Review: Be Calm by Jill Weber

Review: Be Calm by Jill Weber

Be Calm: Proven Techniques to Stop Anxiety Now by Jill Weber My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction self help Blurb: Stop anxiety wherever and whenever it starts. If you suffer from anxiety you’re not alone—like 40 million Americans, you know symptoms can strike anytime, anywhere. Relief is here. Be Calm targets symptoms wherever they strike with cutting-edge techniques that help you reduce anxiety on the spot. This book is both a handy resource for stress management and a close look into the causes of anxiety. Evidence-based strategies show you how to control a variety of symptoms in lots of different… Read more »

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Review: Newsletter Ninja by Tammi Labrecque

Review: Newsletter Ninja by Tammi Labrecque

Newsletter Ninja: How to Become an Author Mailing List Expert by Tammi Labrecque My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Non-fiction/ Publishing Blurb: Are you struggling with email? Newsletter numbers getting you down? Fewer people opening your messages? No real reaction when you launch a book? There’s another way–a better way. Imagine having a large list of happy readers who devoured every email you sent. Or launching a book and activating an army of fans who did the selling for you. You could be that person, with the help of Newsletter Ninja. Newsletter Ninja is a comprehensive resource designed to teach you… Read more »

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