Tag: A.J. Jacobs

Cleaning Up My TBR With a Give..

Posted September 28, 2019 by Lisa Mandina in CUTBR, giveaway / 4 Comments

This meme was started by Lost in a Story.  Here is how it works: Go to your goodreads to-read shelf. Order on ascending date added. Take the first 5 (or 10 if you’re feeling adventurous) books Read the synopses of the books Decide: keep it or should it go? Because I have so many to do, I’m […]

Review – I’ll Have..

Posted January 4, 2015 by Lisa Mandina in / 7 Comments

First, thanks to Edelweiss and Random House Vintage for allowing me to read an e-galley of this title.  It sparked my interest when I first saw it because several years ago I read a bunch of diet type books like this, and really enjoyed them.  This was a very short but sweet read.  And I […]

Drop Dead Healthy by A.J. Jaco..

Posted August 2, 2012 by Lisa Mandina in / 4 Comments

Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by A.J. Jacobs My rating: 4 of 5 stars Thanks to Simon and Schuster for sending a copy of this ARC to the Barnes and Noble where I work part time. I was so thrilled to see this, as I loved The Guinea Pig Diaries […]

The Guinea Pig Diaries by A.J...

Posted February 22, 2010 by Lisa Mandina in / 0 Comments

I’ve seen A.J. Jacobs’ books around the store, The Year of Living Biblically and The Know-it All. They always sounded really funny, but I just never picked it up to read. The Guinea Pig Diaries is new enough that we had it in hard cover so that I could check it out. And it was […]