Books

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Reading was one of my passions as a child. Somewhere along the way, I lost the time for it. However, I’m taking back this time. Here are the reviews of the most recent books I’ve finished.

Feel free to tell me the books that you’ve read and what’s on your TBR (to be read) list.

It’s already mid-March and I’m behind in sharing my #FamilyChallenge for March. Our friends over at Scholastic sent a box of books over so we could participate in the 20 for 20 Family Reading Challenge. Our love for Scholastic (and their book fairs especially) is not new but I was so glad to accept the […]

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I am appreciating my participation in the From Left to Write book club so much! It’s really helping me to expand my reading list. My most recent selection, The Mapmaker’s Children, is no exception. When Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist John Brown, realizes that her artistic talents may be able to help save the lives […]

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This post was inspired by Dead Wake by Erik Larson, a thrilling account of Lusitania’s last voyage across the Atlantic Ocean and the U-boat that attacked it. Join From Left to Write on March 26th as we discuss Dead Wake. As a member, I received a copy of the book for review purposes. I never thought that reading […]

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As part of the Left to Write Book Club, we’re reading the book Thrive by Arianna Huffington. I’ve wanted to read this book for a long time, even more so once I heard her speak at BlogHer14. I feel like it’s really speaking to me at this point in time because I want to be […]

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A year or so ago, I asked my husband to rate me on a scale of 1 – 10 as a wife and mother. He didn’t rate me a perfect 10 and I don’t know that I really was expecting it. That conversation is one of the turning points made me think differently about how […]

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  Since it’s been a #Juneabration, I have to admit that my birthday was earlier in the month. I didn’t do a whole lot but I did take a few days to catch up on a summer read. In my pre-mommy life, I spent a good amount of a reading. Here is a book giveaway […]

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