Book Review: Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern

What the book is about:  Amy and Matthew are average high school students. Except Amy has cerebral palsy. And Matthew is paid to hang out with her once every four days at school. Amy has always been around adults and no one tells her the truth. Matthew has always been a loner, but honesty in … Continue reading Book Review: Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern

What I’m Reading: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

What this book is about:  Black Beauty is the story of a horse as it lives out its life in late part of 1800s in and around London. Black Beauty finds himself changing many hands over the course of his life and shares the ups and downs of horse life at the hands of good … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

Book Review: Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders

What this book is about:  Mira and Ava Goodwin are twins born in the near-future United States in this dystopian future sci-fi novel. However, the U.S. has strictly adopted a One Child law and their father is the director of the department that enforces this law. The girls spend their entire lives pretending to be … Continue reading Book Review: Rule of One by Ashley Saunders and Leslie Saunders

What I’m Reading: Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger

What this book is about:  27-year-old NYC resident Bette Robinson spontaneously quits a job she hates, and through some family connections lands a job in a new PR/events planning firm. She goes from hating her 9-5 (or 6 or 7) life to being completely overwhelmed by this new all day (and sometimes going far into … Continue reading What I’m Reading: Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger

Book Review: Children of Pride by Darrell J. Pursiful

What this book is about:  Taylor Smart, your average dorky 13-year old, is living the average middle school life. Until she's kidnapped by Fair Folk and whisked away into The Wonder. What I liked:  I LOVE fantasy books and this book did not disappoint me at all. It's definitely for younger readers, but I still … Continue reading Book Review: Children of Pride by Darrell J. Pursiful

Book Review: Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

What the book is about:  This nonfic leadership book is all about ownership - the leader owns every part of what happens underneath them. Leaders who practice extreme ownership take responsibility for all failures while attributing success to everyone else. What I liked:  Each chapter was beautifully organized throughout the book. Every chapter began with … Continue reading Book Review: Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Book Review: Volcanic Momentum by Jordan Ring

What this book is about:  Volcanic Momentum is a nonfiction book about setting and achieving goals. What I liked:  The principles in the book are solid and align well with other reputable sources I've come across, whether in books, podcasts, or whatever. He's definitely got good ideas in there and solid strategy. What I didn't … Continue reading Book Review: Volcanic Momentum by Jordan Ring

Book Review: Arestana: The Key Quest by Shawn P.B. Robinson

What this book is about:  Arestana is the story of Liam, a kid who is transported to a fantasy world and is expected to complete a quest in order to be able to return home to his usual life of being bullied and somewhat neglected by his parents. What I liked:  The story is creative … Continue reading Book Review: Arestana: The Key Quest by Shawn P.B. Robinson

Book Review: The Minimalist Home: Releases 12/18/18

What the book is about:  Minimalist Joshua Becker has finally done it and written a book to help others along in their minimalism journey. He's been speaking and writing, but now the book has arrived. Inside, he spends a lot of time talking about the benefits of minimalism and then goes one step further and … Continue reading Book Review: The Minimalist Home: Releases 12/18/18

Book Review: The Life Giving Leader by Tyler Reagin

What the book is about:  Reagin shares some key principles he's learned over his career about being a leader that pours life into those who follow them instead of sucking all the life out of those under. He talks about the importance of being healthy as a person, accepting the type of person you are, … Continue reading Book Review: The Life Giving Leader by Tyler Reagin