Archive for the ‘Travel Books & Movies’ Category

Book Review: Atlas of Remote Islands

Book Review: Atlas of Remote Islands
Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On and Never Will by Judith Schalansky Penguin Books, Available September 28, 2010 RATING: 4 STARS Judith Schlansky’s psuedo-tome–the product of a lifetime of studying maps, typography, art and design–is a charming romp...
September 28th, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies, Travel Philosophy | Read More

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

Book Review: The Spice Necklace, My Adventures in Caribbean Cooking, Eating, and Island Life

Book Review: The Spice Necklace, My Adventures in Caribbean Cooking, Eating, and Island Life
The Spice Necklace: My Adventures in Caribbean Cooking, Eating, and Island Life by Ann Vanderhoof Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company 2010, $25.00 Rating: 3.5 stars Review by Lori Rice When you open the cover of The Spice Necklace by Ann Vanderhoof and begin to read the pages within, don’t...
August 24th, 2010 | Caribbean, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Eat Pray Love Hits Theaters Tonight! The Lost Girls Discuss on Fox Good Day

Eat Pray Love Hits Theaters Tonight! The Lost Girls Discuss on Fox Good Day
by Amanda Pressner LG Executive Editor Okay, time for us to geek out a little bit. Jen, Holly and I (not to mention  the entire Lost Girls team) are beyond excited for the release of Eat, Pray, Love, which hits theaters at midnight tonight.  Jen and I have plans to ditch work a teensy bit early tomorrow...
August 12th, 2010 | Featured, The Lost Girls: The Book, Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Book Review: My Life As A Russian Novel

Book Review: My Life As A Russian Novel
My Life As A Russian Novel by Emmanuel Carrere Metropolitan Books, Available August 3rd Review by Richelle Zakrzewski Bookstores across the nation have their work cut out for them in finding a shelf for Emmanuel Carrere’s complex book My Life as a Russian Novel.  The book may tout itself...
August 10th, 2010 | Travel Books & Movies | Read More

Savor the Flavors of Brooklyn

Savor the Flavors of Brooklyn
NYC Restaurant Week®, a celebratory dining experience since 1992, has officially been extended to September 6th. This is good news for urban foodies: $24.07 lunch and $35 dinner three-course prix-fixe meals at the best of the best in New York’s rich and diverse culinary scene. Trouble is, most...
July 29th, 2010 | Food & Wine, New York City, Travel Books & Movies, United States | Read More

Book Review: Seven Year Switch

Book Review: Seven Year Switch
Seven Year Switch by Claire Cook Hyperion  $24.99 , also available as a Hyperion eBook Seven Year Switch introduces us to Jill Murray, mother of 10 year old Anastasia.  And for the last 7 years, that’s how she’s thought of herself…Anastasia’s mother.  Since her husband Seth...
July 27th, 2010 | 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

eBook Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide

eBook Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide
eBook Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide by Stephanie Lee Indie Travel Media, $12.95 3.5 stars Reviewed by Ashley-Marie Olgado Dream of living like a lost girl, but unsure how to take the big first step? After a yearlong trip traveling alone across three continents, author Stephanie...
June 29th, 2010 | Getting There, Planning, 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