I’m one of those people that likes to write all up in their books when she reads something that resonates with her. But my dear husband can’t stand this, so I resort to a book ‘notebook’ where I write out all the things I love and so forth. I could have rewritten entire paragraphs if … More Finished Reading: Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown
If you enjoy grammar, collective terms, wildlife, and watercolor images then this little gem is for you! Matt Sewell’s book, A Charm of Goldfinches and other wild gatherings is a beautiful collection of animals, birds, and wildlife from all walks of life around the world in the air and the sea.
I keep telling people, my husband & friends, that I want to read more fiction. But I keep picking up nonfiction. This one has been so engrossing, I’m consumed with these stories, the statistics, and it’s tragic.
Full Disclosure: I tried really hard not to read this book in a week. I tried to space it out. I tried not to reach for it at the end of the day, and every morning. And, not only did I fail miserably. I loved every moment. I loved For the Love by Jen from … More Finished Reading: Of Mess + Moxie by Jen Hatmaker
I awkwardly picked this one out to read if I’m going to be honest. I’m hesitant with theological books for a few reasons, 9 times out of 10 they are over my head. I’m a smart girl but theology, philosophy, etc aren’t my wheelhouse and I admit that. But I also don’t want to simply … More Finished Reading: Sinners in the hands of a Loving God by Brian Zahnd
Many moons ago, when I’d just moved to Modesto I was meeting with my friend Stacie (still new friends) and she mentioned she’d seen this book Make it Happen like ALL. OVER. SOCIAL MEDIA. I saw it was available from Book Look Bloggers and snatched a copy for review. That book was the beginning of … More Finished Reading: Cultivate by Lara Casey
I love short stories, maybe it’s because of my short attention span but I love how people are able to tell a well developed story, truth or made up in a concise way. I also love traveling. And I love a good adventure with some deep perspective.
I admit I totally have a type; memoir, self help is totally my thing. A peek at my book shelf would confirm this. I also admit to being a bit reluctant to grab this one off the shelf.
A collection of stories given on stage in front of a live audience about bravery, fear and life. Each story is put into a specific section of the book with a general theme, and each story leaves something with you.
Chasing Slow was a book that filled my Instagram feed over December & January leading up to its launch date. I find out about more books from launch team folks on Instagram