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Everybody Needs a ''Staying Strong'' Journal

Advantages: Helpful, inspiring, self-helping, brilliant idea for a book.
Disadvantages: None.

... What Is ''Staying Strong: A Journal''? Staying Strong: A Journal is a book by singer Demi Lovato encouraging people who have purchased the book to write in it. The purpose of the journal is to write anything you want, be creative. After a lifetime ...

emjaynehill 01.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Staying Strong: A Journal - Demi Lovato

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Prettier than Nigella. Easier than Delia.

Advantages: Simple recipes for delicious food
Disadvantages: Some of it's fattening!

One of the things I enjoy most about Saturday mornings is reading the Weekend section of The Times. It’s a mixture of articles which are probably classed as ‘Lifestyle’ – there’s gardening, food, wine, a vet answering questions and a gentleman who answer ...

SueMagee 30.10.2002 · Read full review
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Review of Simple Food - Jill Dupleix

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Supper for a Song (and another song...and another)

Advantages: A couple of very good recipes, nice photography
Disadvantages: Pretentious notes, expensive ingredients, misleading title

If I told you that a cookbook called "Supper for a Song" includes dishes that call for the likes of scallops, wild salmon, sweet chestnut puree and pheasant you'd probably think I was barmy. If I'd have paid more atttention when I bought the book I'd have ...

fizzytom 28.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Supper for a Song - Tamasin Day-Lewis

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The Sword of Damocles

Advantages: A personal account
Disadvantages: A rather impersonal personal account

Elizabeth Bryan is a doctor, an expert in multiple births who worked with the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and published books on twins and triplets. As you'd expect with a background like that she knows a lot about genetics but in the cas ...

koshkha 19.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Singing the Life: The Story of a Family Living in the Shadow of Cancer - Elizabeth M. Bryan

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Strength Training Anatomy Review

Advantages: Detailed, labelled illustrations. Descriptions of proper form.
Disadvantages: Quite advanced, no advice on approaches to resistance training, only a reference.

Firstly let me state that this book should be approached more for reference, rather than a guide to building muscle. It is packed with fantastic illustrations of various resistance exercises, stating which muscles are used, tips and advice, and an explana ...

jmaitland123 03.05.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Strength Training Anatomy - Frederic Delavier

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