Update/Announcement (please read)

This is just a quick notice to inform everyone that Epic Book Quest will be effectively shut down for about a month or so. I’m currently in the process of moving (yay!) and won’t be accepting any new books for review until further notice.

This also means there is a temporary hold on all of our book reviews. If you have already sent us a book for review, I apologize for the delay. I will be trying to get books reviewed ASAP, but obviously, with the move, won’t be able to get to everyone as quickly as I’d like.

There will still be some reviews posted here or there throughout the coming weeks as I can get to them.

If you have any questions or concerns about this issue, please contact me via email at the address listed on our Submission Guidelines page, and I’ll try my best to work with you to find a resolution to the problem.

Thank you for your understanding!

-Johanna

Simple Rules by Shannon Taylor Scarlett

Architect Shannon Taylor Scarlett shares concepts and techniques from 18th, 19th, and early 20th century references and guides, exploring the reasons behind what makes some structures beautiful, and others not so much.

In this beautifully simplistic and brief read (111p), the author has created a sort of builder handbook / designs guide which focuses on 25 simple rules for designing beautiful architecture- with the aim to help regain forgotten and abandoned techniques for achieving balance and meaning in architecture, making it aesthetically beautiful. Continue reading “Simple Rules by Shannon Taylor Scarlett”

Review of High Percentage Wellness Steps by Suneel Dhand

Modern medicine is all about treating illness and disease. But how about promoting wellness instead? Have you ever wondered if there are some simple and natural everyday lifestyle choices that can dramatically improve your health and well-being? Things your doctor should be telling you all the time, but doesn’t. Recommendations based on solid medical science. In High Percentage Wellness Steps, you will be shown some of these easy everyday steps and compelling scientific evidence for incorporating them into your routine. Study results that have higher percentage improvements than many new medications and treatments. From what you are eating to how you are thinking, steps that will leave you feeling healthier, happier and empowered. Continue reading “Review of High Percentage Wellness Steps by Suneel Dhand”

Review of Ford 351 Cleveland Engines: How to Build for Max Performance by George Reid

 

The perfect book for anyone who is looking to rebuild or modify a Ford 351 Cleveland engine, whether for the street or competition.

Designed to be a ‘mid-sized’ V-8 engine, the Cleveland was a short-lived powerhouse introduced in 1969 for the 1970 model year as a new performance-car engine. It was the engine of choice among Ford drag racers and NASCAR teams during the 70’s and was manufactured through the end of the 1974 model year.  There was also a 302 cu in (4.9 L) Cleveland engine- built only in Australia- from 1972 to 1982, which was intended to give consumers a smaller alternative to the – also locally manufactured – 351 cu in (5.8 L) Cleveland engine. Despite it’s grand aspirations, the 351 met it’s demise not long after its introduction as the smog-era and a couple of memorable energy crises hit America, which made high-strung performance small-blocks unpopular with new car buyers. Fast forward to today, and the Cleveland is gaining in popularity once again. Continue reading “Review of Ford 351 Cleveland Engines: How to Build for Max Performance by George Reid”

Review of I’ve Got Your Back: A Leadership Parable by James C. Galvin

Are you a victim of followership abuse? Many people who try to follow the teachings of the Bible to “obey your leaders, and accept their authority” end up being taken advantage of and treated with disrespect. Why is that? Is it God’s will for us to fall under the tyranny of poor leadership? James C. Galvin addresses this very issue in his book, I’ve Got Your Back Continue reading “Review of I’ve Got Your Back: A Leadership Parable by James C. Galvin”

Review of Freefall To Fly: A Breathtaking Journey Toward a Life of Meaning by Rebekah Lyons

Women today are fading. In a female culture built on Photoshopped perfection and Pinterest fantasies, we’ve lost the ability to dream our own big dreams. So busy trying to do it all and have it all, we’ve missed the life we were really designed for. And we are paying the price. The rise of loneliness, depression, and anxiety among the female population in Western cultures is at an all-time high. Overall, women are two and a half times more likely to take antidepressants than men. What is it about our culture, the expectations, and our way of life that is breaking women down in unprecedented ways?In this vulnerable memoir of transformation, Rebekah Lyons shares her journey from Atlanta, Georgia, to the heart of Manhattan, where she found herself blindsided by crippling depression and anxiety. Overwhelmed by the pressure to be domestically efficient, professionally astute, and physically attractive, Rebekah finally realized that freedom can come only by facing our greatest fears and fully surrendering to God’s call on our lives. This book is an invitation for all women to take that first step toward freedom. For it is only when we free-fall that we can truly fly.

Continue reading “Review of Freefall To Fly: A Breathtaking Journey Toward a Life of Meaning by Rebekah Lyons”

Review of Z: A Novel Of Zelda Fitzgerald

 

 

 

 

I wish I could tell everyone who thinks we’re ruined, Look closer…and you’ll see something extraordinary, mystifying, something real and true. We have never been what we seemed.
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