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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…

On My Bookshelf for July: Dept. of Speculation  |  A young couple writes love letters to each other postmarked The Dept. of Speculation, for the beautiful uncertainty that lies ahead. Then they get married, have a baby, and experience all of those things that we are all too familiar with. Difficulties with the baby, difficulties in their marriage, disappointments…

For a few years after my first daughter was born, I didn’t read a single book outside of non-fiction parenting books. I just didn’t have time to read anything for pleasure. Then I discovered eAudiobooks, and my life was changed. I started looking forward to mundane tasks like washing the dishes and folding laundry, because…

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