Book Review: Deep Work

I've really been on the self-help hype lately, can't explain it. Maybe I'm going for a whole new mindset on the career side of life at the moment. Who knows. I first heard about Deep Work from listening to Cal Newport on a TedTalk. (Side Note: Listening to TedTalks on playlists at work is a... Continue Reading →


Book Review: Norse Mythology

I'm a huge fan of Greek Mythology, Hercules is my favorite Disney movie hands down. And my husband actually likes it too. I bought him a book about it, and he hasn't even opened it up. I read Circe last month and wanted to see what the Norse mythology had to say. I started reading... Continue Reading →

Book Review: I Was Anastasia

This book is actually one I DNF-ed. But I'm going to talk about it anyway. I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon begins with Ana Anderson, a woman in a lawsuit trying to prove she is Anastasia Romanov. I requested this book on NetGalley since I'm always a fan of Romanov history. Why, I don't know.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Crooked Kingdom

Oh my heart. If you have followed my blog over the past two months, you know that I absolutely loved Six of Crows. It was a badass, dark tale of outlaws who accomplished the impossible, only to be double crossed. Now Kaz and his gang of thugs are out for their revenge, but it won't... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Dragon Teeth

Dragon Teeth brings to life the history of paleontology and fossil hunting. William Johnson, a wealthy Yale student, enters a fossil expedition on a dare. Professor Marsh leads the team to an unknown destination, desperately trying to out maneuver Cope, a fellow paleontologist. When William gets left behind at one of the hotels, he joins... Continue Reading →

August 2018 Wrap Up

August was a slow reading month. I didn't read must in the first couple weeks, but then I exploded with audiobooks and working on that library stack. And a bunch of book reviews that have been waiting to be posted. You Need a Budget by Jesse Mechem Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton Crooked Kingdom by... Continue Reading →

Book Review: You Need A Budget

I studied business in school and even went through Financial Peace University, but let me tell you one thing - I am terrible with money. In part, I think it's due to the fact that I never owned my own car, didn't have a job til I was in college, and never actually lived completely... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Reflections

I am quite ashamed at how long it has taken me to read this book. But I partly blame my husband for moving this tiny book and I recently found it. This book is for those who are struggling. If you are struggling with a mental illness, with heartbreak, with yourself, this little book of... Continue Reading →

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