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

What I’m Reading: A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielson

What this book is about:  Gerta, a 12-year-old living in East Berlin after the war, wakes up one morning to discover the Berlin wall has been erected overnight. Her father and brother are on the other side of the wall, leaving her with her oldest brother and mother. What I liked:  The story eventually really … Continue reading What I’m Reading: A Night Divided by Jennifer Nielson

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

What I’m Reading: The Wide-Awake Princess by E. D. Baker

What the book is about:  This book follows Annie, a princess, as she tries to save her kingdom after her sister, Gwendolyn, and the rest of the kingdom falls victim to a sleeping spell. It's a fun take on Sleeping Beauty, but we follow Annie, the Wide-Awake Princess, as she travels through other familiar fairy … Continue reading What I’m Reading: The Wide-Awake Princess by E. D. Baker

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

Book Review: Daily Question for You and Your Child

What the book is about: This fun book is a great way to engage with your kid by asking them a new question every day with space to record their answers for either 3 different kids for a year or the same child for 3 years. What I liked:  Engagement - the questions are fun … Continue reading Book Review: Daily Question for You and Your Child