Category Archives: Read

I missed December, so I have a lot of books On My Bookshelf this month.

On My Bookshelf this month: God Help the Child  |  This is Toni Morrison’s latest book, and at 84, she’s still got it. Lulu Ann was born “too dark” for her emotionally abusive, light skinned mama. As an adult, she changes her name to Bride and embraces the blue-black skin that had kept her from feeling loved as…

On My Bookshelf this month: Since last month was so heavy and depressing, I went for upbeat, fun, inspiring and positive this month. Better Than Before  |  I am a big fan of both The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, as well as Gretchen Rubin’s podcast, so I naturally was excited to read her latest book. While…

On My Bookshelf for September: (disclaimer: I don’t know how I have ended up reading so many disturbing books lately! These are not for the faint of heart.) Dark Places  |  A 7 year old girl loses her mom and 2 older sisters in a brutal murder in her home, and her older brother is arrested…

On My Bookshelf this month: The Nightingale  |  The story of two sisters in occupied France during World War II, and the role they each play in the French Resistance. I have been obsessed with WWII novels this year, and this is my favorite of all that I have read. It is a beautiful story of…

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