book reviews

Book Review: Success – The Psychology of Achievement by Dr. Deborah Olson

Book Details Title: Success – The Psychology of Achievement Author: Dr. Deborah Olson Publisher: DK Publishing Publication Date: January 3rd, 2017 Genre: Self-help My review: My first impression of Success – The Psychology of Achievement was that I was surprised and happy about the sheer volume of information that this book contains. There is a lot to read here, so I suggest that you take your time working yourself through

The Power Of Broke by Daymond John – A Book Review

Book Details: Title: The Power Of Broke Author: Daymond John Publisher: Crown Business Publication Date: January 19th, 2016 Genre: Business   Book Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars   I was excited when I had the opportunity to receive a free copy of The Power Of Broke by Daymond John, directly from the publisher. I have watched (well, I have listened to Shark Tank shouting through the living room, as

Book Review: Kay Hooper’s Wait For Dark - A Suspenseful, Twisted Bishop/Special Crimes Novel

Book Details: Title: Wait For Dark Author: Kay Hooper Publisher: Penguin Group/ Berkley Publication Date: March 7th, 2017 Genre: Thriller, Suspense, Supernatural   I have been waiting for a new book from Kay Hooper, and the continuation of the series that centers around a special FBI team with extraordinary gifts. I am so happy, that I finally was able to read the last installment called” Wait For Dark” While this

Book Review: Falling For The Hometown Girl by Shelli Stevens - A Contemporary Romance

Title: Falling For The Hometown Girl Author: Shelli Stevens Publisher: Tule Publishing Publication Date: May 2nd, 2017 Genre: Contemporary Romance, Women’s Fiction, Western I received a free ARC copy of this book in return for an honest review I enjoyed reading Falling For The Hometown Girl in a lukewarm sort of way. Yes, it contained all of the elements of a contemporary romance, and the chemistry between the characters is

Book Review: Brothers In Arms Series by Leslie North

  I have decided to do something a little different today, and review an entire series, instead just one book within a series. This series called Brothers In Arms by Leslie North is an action-packed romance series, that – in true Leslie North fashion – is written as a trilogy. Disclaimer: All books can be read as a stand-alone novel, but are so much nicer if you read all three.

Book Review: Pagan Power Chants by Blaine Ryker

While Pagan Power Chants did not floor me with excitement, I did not expect anything that I did not get. I wanted simple chants, from which I can build my own from, to fit my personal preferences and needs, and it did exactly that for me. I like that Pagan Power Chants covers different topics, not just the usual money and relationship, but rather reaches through all areas of life.

Top Ten Books I Reviewed Before I Started A Book Blog

Within The Pages Of A Book is a relatively new blog, but my love for reading is not. Because of that, I have read and reviewed books on my lifestyle blog Avalon-Media on occasions, more because I have a hard time containing my excitement, or disappointment in a book to only myself, and anyone else in earshot. This book is a part of the Top Ten Tuesday Blog Hop, hosted by

herbal guide, Friday 56, blog hop, fun

This week I have received an exciting ARC copy of “By Wolfsbane and Mandrake Root“, which is an herbal guide to poisonous plants. As a Herbalist, I am always very excited to get my hands on out of the ordinary books like this one. Because it is Friday, and time for Friday 56, I have chosen to share with you an excerpt of this book featuring the plant “Hound’s Tongue”.

Ready For A Challenge? Planning For January

Hi, Everyone!   I am so excited to announce that I am participating in the Winter 2017 Comment Challenge, hosted by A Kernel of Nonsense and FLYlef. During this month we pledge to comment either 5 or 10 comments per assigned partner(s), throughout the month of January. I have decided to commit to 5 comments, considering that it is my first time participating. I have been paired with the following