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February 2019 – Recent Books that I’ve Loved

The last month has been an incredible reading month for me. I have been starving for good books and was lucky enough to find quite a few. Thank you to the Modern Mrs. Darcy for hosting this monthly linkup! If you are looking for some book recommendations, click on over to her post and find… Continue reading February 2019 – Recent Books that I’ve Loved

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Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

I just love the research that Cal Newport does. He's all about getting the most out of our time and truly living the life that we want. Digital Minimalism is his latest effort to help us cull the distractions and focus on the things we truly value. The point isn't to necessarily stop using social… Continue reading Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

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Educated by Tara Westover

Educated is one of those books that gives meaning to the saying "truth is stranger than fiction." I was amazed by this author's grace, courage, and ability to describe her family with the dignity that they deserve. Westover grew up in Idaho with survivalist parents. They were devout Mormons, but far outside of the mainstream… Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover

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Top 10 Tuesday: My Favorite Books of 2018

Welcome to Top 10 Tuesday! Every week, That Artsy Reader Girl assigns a topic for bloggers write about. This week, the topic is "Upcoming Releases That I'm on the Fence About", but I don't know enough about what's coming to be able to write a whole post on that. I realized that I never wrote… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: My Favorite Books of 2018

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Gilead – Marilynne Robinson

I've been wanting to read Marilynne Robinson for years, but was terrified. I knew that she was smart and loved and revered. I also knew that her writing is considered top-notch. I finally got the guts to tackle one despite my fears - Gilead. After receiving bad news from his doctor, John Ames decided to… Continue reading Gilead – Marilynne Robinson

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Library Checkout – January 2019

Thank you to Bookish Beck for creating and hosting this link up! This is a fun one, especially because it reminds me how incredible the public library is. And I'm so lucky that my librarians are so kind and I'm slowly becoming more brave about making special requests. Go visit your local library - they… Continue reading Library Checkout – January 2019

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Ten Most Recent Additions to My Reading List

Happy Top Ten Tuesday! Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for posting this weekly link-up. Today's topic explores books recently added to my wish list. I feel like the list is ever-expanding and link-ups like this don't help me exercise much self control!! I recently discovered Marilynne Robinson and I'm ready to devour her, despite… Continue reading Ten Most Recent Additions to My Reading List