book review

Book Review: The Easy-Shmeezy Guide to Yiddish

Book Review: The Easy-Shmeezy Guide to Yiddish

I grew up in Cardiff, Wales and London, England, and the only Yiddish I ever heard at home was when my Grandma wanted to say something to my Mum not in front of the “kinder”…

BOOK REVIEW: Binding Memories: A Clock is Rewound in Prague by Diane Greenberg

BOOK REVIEW: Binding Memories: A Clock is Rewound in Prague by Diane Greenberg

You know by now how much I love to read – and when I read I become personally invested in the story and I try to find something to identify with the main character. I…

Book Review: The Modern Menu

Book Review: The Modern Menu

I loved this book! So clean and elegant – the photography (by Andrew Zuckerman) was just stunning, and the layout was perfect. The tagline on the book is “Simple. Beautiful. Kosher” and that’s exactly what…

Book Review: Doublelife by Harold Berman and Gayle Redlingshafer Berman

Book Review: Doublelife by Harold Berman and Gayle Redlingshafer Berman

When I was asked to review this book I hesitated. I didn’t want to read another book about how great Judaism is and how being Jewish conquers all. How many ways can that story be…

Unorthodox: My Rambling Review

Unorthodox: My Rambling Review

I know I am late to the game. Everyone was reading this book last year. I generally don’t read non-fiction. Real life is hard enough without having to read the trials and tribulations of real…

To Forgive a Killer

To Forgive a Killer

My Hebrew name is Hadassah Henya. I am named in memory of  Henya Sabo, my great-grandmother who, I have been told,  perished in the gas chambers at Auschwitz. Down below you can see the wedding…

Book Review: Let My RV Go

Book Review: Let My RV Go

Let My RV Go – A Novel – Nicole Nathan I was recently sent this book to review, and although it took me a couple of weeks to get to it, once I picked it…

Review of Seating Arrangements. *Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card*

Review of Seating Arrangements. *Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card*

I just had the honour of reading Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead. This is her first novel and I refused to read the summary before diving in to the book. I wanted to be surprised….

Passover, a Kosher Collection  (Book Review)

Passover, a Kosher Collection (Book Review)

Passover, a Kosher Collection, by Pam Reiss.   Ever since this book arrived in my mailbox I have looked forward to having the time to just sit down and devour it without disruption. I love…