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{book review} becoming by michelle obama

    Becoming by Michelle Obama   “For every door that’s been opened to me, I’ve tried to open my door to others. And here is what I have to say, finally: Let’s invite one another in. Maybe then we can begin to fear less, to make fewer wrong assumptions, to let go of the […]

{book report} something like happy

Something Like Happy by Eva Woods (4/5)   This book is about Polly, who is 35 years old and is terminally ill. Her doctors have informed her that she only has 100 days left to live. She is determined to make the most of her remaining life and makes it a goal to find happiness […]

book report / present over perfect & the language of flowers

  Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist This book talks about our longing for connection, meaning, depth, but yet….we settle on being BUSY. I am a fan of Shauna Niequist, I own several of her books. Her words speaks to my soul. She invites you to consider the landscape of your own life, and what […]

book report / the opposite of everyone & all the ugly and wonderful things

    The Opposite of Everyone by Joshlyn Jackson This is a story about a tough divorce lawyer with a troubled past is forced to revisit her childhood when she discovers her estranged mother is probably dead and may have left another child behind. I like books who have strong heroines that don’t take any […]

book report / we were liars

  We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (4/5 stars) This story was beautiful, haunting and suspenseful. It was a quick read, perfect for a day at the beach. I had goosebumps when the twist was revealed and also felt sadness. Maybe I will go back and re-read in the future….just to figure out if there […]