Non- Fiction

Survival by Alexander S. Blackmon (Book Review #204)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. This book is all about survival techniques and basic preparing methods to survive tricky situations. I think it is a great book for people that travel a lot or are planning to travel to places that there may be circumstances where you really get stuck. I think it’s a very useful book to have and to even keep in the trunk of your car. The only recommendation I would have is to []

History of Empires by Robert Dean (Book Review #205)

Lean Stone Book Club kindly requested these short book reviews. History of Empires is a short book written about the history of the Roman, American, and British Empires. It also covers Sparta and Babylon and their history. Since it is a short book, it is obvious that the content is not going to cover everything or at least won’t be able to cover things in detail, however, what it does do is provide a general and correct overview of each of the []

A Million Thoughts: Learn All About Meditation from the Himalayan Mystic By Om Swami

    Each one of us is a master of infinite possibilities at a universal scale. Through meditation, we experience our own magnificence, our true potential. Drawing on his experience of thousands of hours of earnest and strenuous meditation, renowned sage Om Swami pens a guide to help channelize unruly, futile thoughts and turn them into productive energy. A Million Thoughts shows how to meditate correctly, how to practice various styles of meditation and how to become proficient in the many yogic []

Dining and Driving with Cats – Alice Unplugged by Pat Patterson (Book Review #216)

This review was requested by, D.A. Whitaker Dining and Driving with Cats is a beautiful book written about Pat, Alice and their two cats, Munchie and Tuffy. They travel from Mexico to Atlanta, and then Georgia. They try something, which my husband and I did, sample food as much as possible from different food stops. On the way, they meet new people, have an adventure, deal with their two wonderful cats, and altogether share their experience with you.   I found this []