Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

Finished it in a day. I was at the tipping point and this pushed me over the edge. Made some massive changes. Immediately. I love how the book doesn't focus on a prescriptive plan, but instead gives guidance and trusts that if the reader is invested, she will do what is best for herself and … Continue reading Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport

Fifty Shades of CALM DOWN

(CONTEXT: I asked on Instagram in my stories in a poll if I should read Fifty Shades of Grey since I never had - and things BLEW UP.) Rating: 3 STARS Wow. I honestly thought reading Pride and Prejudice this year would be my literary accomplishment, but nope. This was it. The one I tore … Continue reading Fifty Shades of CALM DOWN

New Releases for May 29, 2018 and MORE!

It's a short work week, but NOT a short list of new releases! Oh, and it's my last week of school for the year too - YAY! I have already read one of these books and look forward to enjoying the rest of them over the summer ~ stay tuned here and my Instagram for … Continue reading New Releases for May 29, 2018 and MORE!

New Releases for May 22, 2018 and MORE!

Yay! My lilacs are in bloom! And we have more new releases to get excited about today! Covers and Goodreads links are below, and then a little round up of what I have been reading this week....... Thanks a million to the publishers for sending me these complimentary review copies! And here is the ACTUAL … Continue reading New Releases for May 22, 2018 and MORE!

New Releases for May 8, 2018 and MORE!

Whew! I'm back from a whirlwind school trip to Washington DC with my daughter - what an adventure! And now for yet another epic release day - just LOOK at all of these books! I have only managed to read two of them so far, but I promise I'm getting to the rest soon...... Thanks … Continue reading New Releases for May 8, 2018 and MORE!

New Releases for May 1, 2018 and MORE!

YAY! It's MAY! And it's warm and the grass is growing and the birds are chirping and I'm just ecstatic about all of that! Oh, and these BOOKS! Three of them release today and The Seasonaires releases on May 2, 2018.  More about these and my recent reads are below..... Thanks a million to the … Continue reading New Releases for May 1, 2018 and MORE!

New Releases for April 24, 2018 and MORE!

YAY! What a fabulous release day! These 6 books all release today and I have read two of them (denoted by ** next to the title) and am excited about the rest of them! Here are Goodreads links, and then a catch-up with what I have been reading and more of my bookmail...... Thanks to … Continue reading New Releases for April 24, 2018 and MORE!

New Releases for April 17, 2018 + MORE!

It's a light release week over here, and YES, there is still SO MUCH SNOW in Wisconsin. Honestly. The reason we all still live here is probably solely so we can talk about the insane weather throughout the entire year. Unseasonably warm in December, epic snowfall in April ~ I guess we don't get bored, … Continue reading New Releases for April 17, 2018 + MORE!

New(ish) Releases for April 3, 2018 and more!

Okay, let's all ignore the fact that it's APRIL and we have a Winter Storm Warning in effect where I live - I'm ignoring ALL OF THAT NONSENSE. All of it. There truly are some things in life that will disappear if you ignore them, and snow in April is one of them. Right? Okay, … Continue reading New(ish) Releases for April 3, 2018 and more!

February 2018 Picture Book Round Up

It's that time again! Time for me to share my thoughts on a batch of picture books received from publishers for review. One of these books released in January 2018, and all of the rest of them release in either March or April 2018. All of these titles are now being passed on to Kid … Continue reading February 2018 Picture Book Round Up