Irene Roth's Blog (16)

Book Review: The Little Girl Inside

The Little Girl Inside:  Owning my Role in my Own Pain

By:  Tonya Barbee


     This book is a must-read for all adolescent girls and women. It is a treasure throve of honesty and encouragement. Tonya’s heart-breaking honesty and sincerity comes out in every word…


Added by Irene Roth on April 29, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Book Review: Naked and Transparent

Do you have fulfilling relationships?  More importantly, do you have a healthy, accepting, and loving relationship with yourself?  If you answered the above questions negatively, this book is definitely for you.




Added by Irene Roth on March 31, 2015 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Cinderella's Secret Slipper

Cinderella’s Secret Slipper

By Alinka Rutkowska

Illustrated by: Konrad Checinski


     This is a super-cute and humorous picture book for kids 3 to 8.  It is a book that is a new and unique take on the Cinderella story which kids have grown to love and admire.


     This story is about Cinderella who wants to wear her glass slippers to her son’s birthday party.  However, as fate would have it, just before the…


Added by Irene Roth on February 19, 2015 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Book Review: Reflections of a Successful Wallflower

     This is a wonderful book for those who are in the event-business and for all people in general.  Michaels’ lessons are very valuable and applicable to all of us.  Many of her business lessons can be applied to daily life.


     In the book, Michaels shares many of her personal struggles…


Added by Irene Roth on January 31, 2015 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Book Review: Noddy in Wonderland

     Noddy in Wonderland is a unique fantasy novel for all ages. It will keep the reader turning those pages. It is filled with romance and magic. What a great combination for a novel!


     Noddy in Wonderland is a multifaceted drama, imbued with philosophical, social and psychological implications. Yet, one of the greatest aspects of the novel is that it never makes its connection with that genre completely explicit. I love the freshness and uniqueness of this…


Added by Irene Roth on September 23, 2014 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Book Review: Psoraisis By Jennifer Martin

Psoriasis is a memoir-type book that every arthritis sufferer should read and purchase so that they could refer to it over and over again. It is well-written, engaging, and brutally honest. It is certainly a book…


Added by Irene Roth on September 8, 2014 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Book Review: A Bad, Mad, Sad Day for Mama Bear By Mayra Calvani Illustrated by: K.C. Snider

This is a wonderful picture book for kids 3 to 7 about Mama Bear’s really bad, mad and sad day.


Little Bear tries to help his Mama bear to cope with her bad day. But she doesn’t notice him and all his gestures because she was too busy. However, when Little Bear gives his mommy a very special dolly, she finally notices him and she appreciates all the love that he tries to give her.


There are quite a few important themes in the story such as the importance of a…


Added by Irene Roth on March 12, 2014 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Book Review: Dark Lullaby by Mayra Calvani

     Most parents usually warn their adolescent girls not to ever go home with stranger, especially not someone who one has just met in a bar.  But not many parents warn their sons to be careful who they go home with. This was the intriguing part of this spell-binding, page turning psychological thriller.  In addition to the chilling aspects of the book, there are also the strong underlying themes for all of us.


     Gabriel Diaz is not the most admired character in…


Added by Irene Roth on October 22, 2013 at 7:02pm — No Comments

Book Review: Opportunity, By Donald Morris

Have you major life changing missed opportunities in your life?  Have you regretted missing some opportunities that you knew at the time you should perhaps try for? We all seem to have missed opportunities.  That is something that happens to all of us, whether we like it or not. And most of us think…


Added by Irene Roth on October 2, 2013 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Book Review: Unscrambled Eggs By Nadia Brown

      This is a GREAT book of poems about life, suffering, purpose, desires, freedom, and how to search dreams.  It is a book that will keep the reader reading. And after finishing the book, the reader will feel nourished and inspired to be more than just…


Added by Irene Roth on September 6, 2013 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Book Review: The Emporium by Robert Linn

Did you ever think that there is more to life than meets the eye or that one can ever imagine?  This is a metaphysical question, but one that is worth pondering. It would be a shame if the world was only what we perceived and saw with the naked…


Added by Irene Roth on August 13, 2013 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Book Review: Finding Inner Peace by Alice Hocker

How many of you search for happiness and peace and yet you are very still unhappy and unfulfilled? Do you always want more and more and yet you feel less and less fulfilled? If you are one of these individuals, Alice Hocker’s book Finding Inner Peace: The Key to…


Added by Irene Roth on July 20, 2013 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Book Review: The Woodcutter, by Steven Bartholomew

     The Woodcutter is a Western Historical novel that is intriguing and interesting, and will keep the reader wondering what will happen next until the end. 


     The novel is set in Virginia in the winter of 1888.  A reporter, Dana Reynolds gets fired from as a reporter in San Francisco and is forced to relocate in Virginia.  It is a very different place from San Francisco.  It is much smaller and the people are very different. The author’s portrayal of the…


Added by Irene Roth on June 1, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Book Review: Pearl: A Historical Fictional Based on the Early Years of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Pearl S. Buck

Pearl:  A Historical Fiction Based on the Early Years of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Pearl S. Buck

By:  R. Lee Salkind-Meliment


     Pearl is a wonderful nostalgic historical fictional novel of the early years of Pearl Buck. The story weaves the story of the life and background of this wonderful writer and author. It is an inspiring and spell-binding book, one that will be read and re-read by many.


     The story…


Added by Irene Roth on April 11, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Book Review: Revelation: Book One of The "Revelation Trilogy"

Revelation is a story that resembles Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code.  If you enjoyed that book you will certainly love this intriguing page turner too.  It is a book about murder, betrayal, intrigue, and the holy church.


     Michael Gabriel Raphael is a devoted husband and father, enjoying a peaceful and fulfilling life. Then one day, one moment later, he is thrown into an abyss of frustration, torture, and suffering the likes of which is very hard to fathom.…


Added by Irene Roth on February 13, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Taliban Escape-book review

Taliban Escape! One Woman’s Journey out of hell

By Aabra

Aabra Publishing

Irene S. Roth


It is difficult to believe that so many women still live in extreme violence and are killed in the hands of their partners. We all want to think that this doesn’t happen. But as Aabra shows in Taliban Escape, violence against women is a growing problem.

Taliban Escape is about one woman’s struggle to free…


Added by Irene Roth on January 21, 2013 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Question of the Day


When you make your to-do lists, do you write them via tech or on paper?

Share what you prefer.

Plus take a look at our Daily Question conversations!



Hey Blogger Moms! Let's support each other on Instagram! Post your Instagram I.D. or address on the comment. It may be helpful to say you are from MBC.

Let's support each other!


© 2015   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service