Category: Books

My 5 Favorite Books of 2017

2017 was a profitable year for reading. I read a bit over 35 books including both fiction and non-fiction works. A person has said that the definition of a good book is one you read when you need to read it. I suppose that could be said about the following five titles. I chose these …

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7 books I want to read

A few years ago I remember seeing lots of Summer Reading Lists floating around the ‘net. Inspired by the idea, I began collecting ideas for my own summer reading list. Until I realized my summer schedule with small children looks fairly identical to my fall, winter, and spring schedule and free reading time doesn’t automatically appear …

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what’s in my library bag

As I’m writing this post, I currently have 53 items checked out from the library. One of those is an overdue book which we have not been able to locate for approximately 2 weeks: The Magic School Bus Takes a Dive. Fie on thee, lost book. I would not expect you would want to see the …

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8 books I’m currently reading

If you follow me on instagram, you probably noticed that Jonathan has been away this week for his seminary classes. My kids and I are heading to be with him this weekend {yahoo!}, so I’ve begun packing for the trip. Yeah right. I still have a solid 42 hours before I need to leave. I haven’t …

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All the Light We Cannot See :: a book review

You know I like reading. It’s why I recently did a book week (that turned into a few weeks). I recently finished reading All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Have you read it? image via At almost 600 pages, the book was an intimidating size. But after hearing several people recommend it, I …

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