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Author Archives: Cristina Lanzi

Book Review: ‘Faith, Reason and the New Mass Translation’ by John C. Wilhelmsson


Sure, these new words are loaded with poetry, but if they fail to be understood by the average worshiper, didn’t the pastoral message fail? Read More »

Book Review: ‘Ahmam’s Islands’ by Chung Wenyin


The American release of a Taiwanese novel describes what it's like to be young, single and female in modern Taiwan. Read More »

Book Review: Beyond Escape by Deborah Jensen

After separating from her husband of 20 years, Kim is in desperate need of an escape. Read More »

Book Review: 150 Best Donut Recipes: Fried or Baked by George Geary

The freshness and quality that come from scratch donut making simply can't be beat! Read More »

Book Review: The Big Book of Babycakes: Cupcake Maker Recipes, Homemade Bite-Sized Fun! by Kathy Moore and Roxanne Wyss

Fun, bite-sized enjoyment without the guilt. Read More »

Book Review: The Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook by Diane Phillips

Mediterranean flavors are among my favorites so I know I will be making more dishes from this cookbook. Read More »

Book Review: Seriously Simple Parties: Recipes, Menu & Advice for Effortless Entertaining by Diane Rossen Worthington

The recipes cover beverages, appetizers, soups/salads, light entrees, seafood/meat/poultry entrees, side dishes, and desserts/sweets. Read More »

Book Review: Make Believe: An Edna Ferber Mystery #3 by Ed Ifkovic

Make Believe is a good murder story, especially if your interest is in the Hollywood scene. Read More »

Book Review: Complete Cake Mix Magic: 300 Easy Desserts Good as Homemade (Duncan Hines) by Jill Snider

All you have to do is open a box of cake mix, embellish it, and you have a fantastic dessert that completely spells “homemade.” Read More »

Book Review: 500 Best Quinoa Recipes: 100% Gluten-Free Super-Easy Superfood by Camilla V. Saulsbury

Quinoa has high nutrient content but is low in calories, high in fiber, and easy to cook and use in various recipes. Read More »