Foreword Reviews

Melissa Wuske, Book Reviewer

Melissa Wuske (MelissaAnneWuske.com) has been a freelance editor since 2011. Prior to that she was an editor at Writer’s Digest Books. She specializes in holistic edits of nonfiction trade books, including how to, self-help, reference, and memoir titles. She partners with independent authors to make sure their books convey their expertise to their desired audience. Her favorite authors include Jhumpa Lahiri, Marilynne Robinson, Elena Ferrante, Wallace Stegner, and John Steinbeck.

Book Review

Escapology

by Melissa Wuske

Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan’s "Escapology" is a showcase of rustic architecture and interior design. You may want to pack your bag—or even call a moving company—before you read this book. It will lure you away from modern,... Read More

Book Review

The Double Happiness Cookbook

by Melissa Wuske

Accomplished chef Trevor Lui shares delectable, Asian-inspired recipes in his inventive "The Double Happiness Cookbook". These recipes, which break the bounds of cuisine and culture, begin with Lui’s story. He grew up as a... Read More

Book Review

Move on Motherf*cker

by Melissa Wuske

Enough with kindness and gentleness: this book calls people on their bullsh*t. Jodie Eckleberry-Hunt’s self-help book issues a wake-up call to those who are fed up. As a therapist and a person, Eckleberry-Hunt once faced an impossible... Read More

Book Review

Pottering

by Melissa Wuske

Anna McGovern’s body, mind, and spirit book "Pottering" is an antidote to the ills of modern living. While many books offer trendy cures to the bustle and stress of modern life that involve going to far-off places or making drastic... Read More

Book Review

Wake Up Grateful

by Melissa Wuske

Kristi Nelson’s "Wake Up Grateful" is a practical, philosophical guide for living a life of deep thankfulness. When Nelson was diagnosed with stage four cancer in 1992, it changed her life. Her book tracks her experiences with cancer... Read More

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