If You’re Looking For a Book That You’ll Want to Stay Up All Night To Read…

I abuse the WebMD Symptoms Checker feature, and I know this. My eye twitches and I hop onto WebMD, waiting for the Symptoms Checker to tell me I’m having a stroke. The problem is it usually does give me some elaborate and untrue diagnosis, which adds fuel to my paranoid fire. Then I have to call my […]

For When You’re Feeling Super Overwhelmed…

This past week I had way too many projects to finish. I was also overtired, probably hormonal, and completely overwhelmed. As a result, I had to lie on the floor of my living room and cry for seven minutes or so. Then I had to reread a section from Anne Lamott’s book Bird by Bird that instantly makes me […]

I Just Read the Most Beautifully Written Book I’ve Read in a LONG Time

*I love to read and started a Book Club when I moved to Charlotte (nerd alert, I know) so I thought it would be fun to have a book-focused feature on my blog. If you’re a reader like me, I’d love to hear about what you’ve read recently or are looking forward to reading!* For […]

Even if Camping Sounds Like a Nightmare To You, You Should Read “Wild”

I run a Book Club and this month’s book is Wild by Cheryl Strayed. I’m not going to lie to you, I initially had mixed feelings about reading this book. Yes, it’s now a movie starring the perfection in a human that is Reese Witherspoon, but I also thought it would be a book about the nitty […]

RIP Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak died today at age 83, and that’s so super sad. I love books in general, and I especially loved his books. I read all of them when I was a kid. He was always one of my favorite authors.  It’s amazing what an influence his stories have had on people (not just kids) […]