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The Pleasure of Your Company

April 18th, 2012

The Pleasure of Your Company Author: Carolyn Steele Agosta Website: http://carolynagosta.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW It’s late in 2008, the economy stinks and Baby Boomer sisters Valerie, Miranda, and Helen are not only faced with the financial challenges of day-to-day life, but must deal with the death of their father and the division of his estate. As we meet the sisters, Valerie, a cellist with the New York City Ballet, is facing job upheaval. Miranda, a free-spirited art gallery owner, is frustrated with shop ownership and considering reviving an old love affair. And Helen,... Read More

Linda Campanella Interview “When All That’s Left of Me Is Love”

March 29th, 2012

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When All That’s Left of Me Is Love: A Daughter’s Story of Letting Go

March 16th, 2012

When All That\’s Left of Me Is Love: A Daughter\’s Story of Letting Go Author: Linda Campanella Website: http://lindacampanella.tateauthor.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW Linda Campanella calls herself an “accidental author.” No doubt this is because her book would never have been written had her mother, Nancy Sachsse, not died a year and a day after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, and Campanella not felt a deep need to come to terms with the pain of her loss. She wrote the book as a tribute to her mother and a gift to her father. The rest of the world... Read More

One for the Road

March 16th, 2012

One for the Road Author: Lynne Marshall Website: http://lynnemarshall.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW Lynne Marshall\’s One For the Road is a delightful read. As the story begins, we meet D\’Anne Palmer, recently widowed and mad as heck. She and her husband Reese had led a life others dream of, travelling the US in a luxury motor coach. But all that changed when Reese died in her arms – well more specifically, in their bed, apparently a victim of a heart attack brought on by an accidentally self-administered toxic drug combination: Viagra and chest pain medication.... Read More

Beyond Broccoli: Creating a Biologically Balanced Diet When a Vegetarian Diet Doesn\’t Work

March 16th, 2012

Beyond Broccoli: Creating a Biologically Balanced Diet When a Vegetarian Diet Doesn\’t Work Author: Susan Schenck, LAc Website: http://www.livefoodfactor.com/susans-blog.html Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW As you read this book it becomes quite evident that author Schenck, a licensed acupuncturist hasspent quite a bit of time researching her topic, using personal experiences and her own body to test various dietary strategies. A health seeker since age 16, she had strictly followed a raw vegan diet for six years, writing about this in an earlier book, The Live Food Factor. Initially... Read More

Baking Basics and Beyond: Learn These Simple Techniques and Bake Like a Pro (Second Edition)

March 16th, 2012

Baking Basics and Beyond: Learn These Simple Techniques and Bake Like a Pro (Second Edition) Author: By Pat Sinclair Website: http://www.agatepublishing.com/book/?GCOI=93284100312500 Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This small book is a treat to read, as well as a feast for the eyes. Beautifully published, it would make a very special gift. The book is a charming and perceptive union of words and images that again proves that angels appear in forms least expected and there is healing power in the red rocks of Sedona. I learned to bake by watching my mother, who is not only an excellent... Read More

What An Amazing Journey We\’ve Had: 50 Years Since John Glenn First Orbited Earth

March 13th, 2012

What An Amazing Journey We\’ve Had: 50 Years Since John Glenn First Orbited Earth By Anne Holmes NABBW’s Baby Boomer Expert “Space.The final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise…” I\’ve always loved the Gene Roddenberry-inspired Star Trek TV shows and movies. They\’re a fun diversion and often pose real-life moral dilemmas that really make you think. But space exploration is more than science fiction. I was amazedto realize this week, that in real life, it has been 50 years since John Glenn became the first American to orbit the... Read More

Dating & Relationship Success for Over 50s

January 26th, 2012

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Dancing with Duality: Confessions of a Free Spirit

December 24th, 2011

Dancing with Duality: Confessions of a Free Spirit Author: By Stella Vance Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This book is a wild ride through the major decades of the author\’s life. It\’s divided into sections titled, of course, “The Seventies,” “The Eighties,” “The Nineties,” and of course, “The New Millenium.” There\’s even an appendix, which includes notes and an appendix. I must say, in telling her story, Author Vance takes the reader where many autobiographers wouldn\’t dare. The story begins in the 70s, when... Read More

Navigating the River of Aging

December 24th, 2011

Navigating the River of Aging Note: This book is also available in Kindle format. Author: By Marilyn Slaby Website: http://www.ThereForYoutoo.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW If you\’re a Baby Boomer, this book just may become your “go to” book for quick answers to the issues you and your parents face today. It\’s small, less than 100 pages, but full of practical tips and information – all served up with a positive attitude and a dash of humor. Author Slaby is an advocate and consultant for baby Boomers and their parents. The depth and breadth of her experience... Read More