Foreword Reviews

Katie Asher, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum?

by Katie Asher

Sam Slaughter’s 90s-themed cocktail book "Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum?" is full of delicious drinks, nostalgia, and just the right amount of corny humor. Puns and plays-on-words are abundant in this book. It induces strong 90s... Read More

Book Review

The Phoenix of Florence

by Katie Asher

In search of ultimate freedom, a broken young girl transforms after a devastating tragedy in Philip Kazan’s "The Phoenix of Florence". Choosing the path of a soldier and then a master swordsman, Onoria completely abandons her former... Read More

Book Review

The Rosie Result

by Katie Asher

When their son, Hudson, begins having behavioral difficulties, Rosie and Don discover what comes with a weighty autism diagnosis. In Graeme Simsion’s "The Rosie Result", ten-year-old Hudson’s struggles to make friends and tendency to... Read More

Book Review

Hell and Damnation

by Katie Asher

Marq de Villiers’s "Hell and Damnation" is a comprehensive guide to all things Hades, not to be left behind on the next trip to the underworld. Broken into four parts, "Hell and Damnation" answers standard journalistic questions to... Read More

Book Review

All the Wild Hungers

by Katie Asher

Achingly sad and incredibly beautiful, Karen Babine’s "All the Wild Hungers" is a welcoming invitation to dinner, family, and laughter, evoking a warm, full kitchen and good company. The essays follow Babine through the discovery and... Read More

Book Review

We Can Save Us All

by Katie Asher

Adam Nemett’s "We Can Save Us All" is a humorous yet sobering pre-apocalyptic scenario. Realistic and smart, this is science fiction at its best. The world seems to be ending, but David, with a group of intelligent, driven Princeton... Read More

Book Review

COLOR Up

by Katie Asher

"COLOR Up" forwards fun ways to approach common situations. Introducing a new approach to problem solving, "COLOR Up" by Karen A. Foss and Ann Skinner-Jones uses a unique color wheel analogy to help people step away from black-and-white... Read More

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