Posts Tagged ‘book reviews’

Female Nomads And Friends: Tales Of Breaking Free And Breaking Bread Around The World

Female Nomads And Friends: Tales Of Breaking Free And Breaking Bread Around The World
Female Nomad and Friends: Tales of Breaking Free and Breaking Bread Around The World by Rita Golden Gelman Three Rivers Press, Jun 2010 REVIEW BY SITHARA REDDY Female Nomad and Friends, a book of short stories compiled by Rita Golden Gelman, takes its readers on cultural journeys that will satisfy...
September 7th, 2010 | Food & Wine, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Summer Book Review: The One That I Want

Summer Book Review: The One That I Want
the one that i want by Allison Winn Scotch Shaye Areheart Books, $24.00 3.5 Stars Since it’s 5 bajillion degrees outside, I’d like to present you with the LG Beach Read 2010: Allison Winn Scotch’s the one that i want. In Scotch’s latest novel, 32-year-old Tilly Farmer is...
July 13th, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: Currency by Zoe Zolbrod

Book Review: Currency by Zoe Zolbrod
Currency by Zoe Zolbrod OV Books, $16.95 Rating: 3 stars Review by Wendy Withers It’s an international traveler’s worst nightmare. Caught in another country with a foreign language, out of money, maxed out credit cards, and no way home. This is the scenario facing Robin, the...
June 17th, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Love travel books? Come read one on us…

Love travel books? Come read one on us…
Wanted: Avid readers who love to travel (or travelers who love to read!) In the past few months, our pile of fabulous travel-related novels, memoirs and biographies has been growing-and getting taller by the day! We’re looking for a few good bibliophiles to help us spot the good ones in the stack...
March 15th, 2010 | Lost Girls, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book review: How the World Makes Love

Book review: How the World Makes Love
By Ellen Wernecke Special to Lost Girls World Franz Wisner took lemons and made limoncello. After being stood up at the altar, the former press secretary and lobbyist took his honeymoon anyway and turned a humorous essay about it into his first memoir, Honeymoon With My Brother. As he meets newlyweds...
December 23rd, 2009 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: High Heels and a Head Torch, by Chelsea Duke

Book Review: High Heels and a Head Torch, by Chelsea Duke
By Kristen J. Putch LG North American Travel Editor ***** There’s nothing like strapping on a hulking nylon backpack, ditching cute wedge sandals for Tevas and swapping out a spritz of DKNY perfume with a cloud of deet-scented bugspray to make a gal feel a little bit like, well-a guy. Many female...
November 30th, 2009 | Backpacking & Trekking, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: Mennonite in a Little Black Dress

Book Review: Mennonite in a Little Black Dress
by Blair Hickman LG Book Reviewer In Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, author Rhoda Janzen has a botched hysterectomy that leaves her incontinent, carrying her pee bag in a patent, aqua tote for months. Shortly after, her husband of 15 years, already bipolar and psychologically abusive, leaves her for...
November 23rd, 2009 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: Title: The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing

Book Review: Title: The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing
by Lisa Katzenberger Special to Lost Girls World National Geographic Adventure is the magazine for readers who prefer to climb around the wild outdoors versus just glance at the pictures from the safety of their couch. Their new anthology, The New Age of Adventure: Ten Years of Great Writing, strikes...
November 2nd, 2009 | Adventure Travel, Travel Books & Movies, Weekly Travel News | Read More