Sunday, October 30, 2011

The Chocolate Diaries: A Book Review

About The Book:

Ready to Make Some Sweet Changes?
Karen Linamen dishes up a satisfying blend of moxie and mocha, sharing stories from dozens of women who reveal savvy strategies for embracing a sweeter life—even while traveling rocky roads. If you’re hungry for more joy, reasons to laugh again, ideas to help you heal, and reliable hope leading to a sweeter future, this journey will leave you satisfied.
 
Funny, transparent, and uplifting, The Chocolate Diaries is like taking a road trip with good friends who are wise about life. And while you’re at it, indulge (just a little) in the quirky recipes for concocting chocolate delights out of whatever ingredients you can round up in your kitch. The road may still be bumpy, but you’ll be having too much fun to care.



You can read an excerpt of The Chocolate Diaries here.


About The Author:


No stranger to good chocolate, Karen Scalf Linamen is a popular speaker and the author of fifteen books for women, including Just Hand Over the Chocolate and No One Will Get Hurt and Chocolatherapy: Satisfying the Deepest Cravings of Your Inner Chick. Karen writes, entertains, cooks, and pursues the sweet life with her family in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


My Review:


LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this book! Not only because it references one of my favorite snack foods, chocolate, but because it was so encouraging! This book will have you laughing, crying, and discussing some amazing thoughts as you read the author's life journey's documented in a fun and whimsical manner. I also loved that the book included some splendidly delicious recipes to make! Although I haven't tried the recipes out yet, I am definitely going to in the near future. A perfect book for a small group or book club group of women to read and discuss!


I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up!


BUY IT: You can purchase The Chocolate Diaries at your favorite retailer, from Waterbrook Multnomah


***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Waterbook Multnomah Blogging For Books, for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***


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