Top Ten Tuesday: 11/24

Top Ten Books I’m Thankful For Jessie’s Girls: Muscle Building Edition by Jessie Hilgenberg | This is an e-book, but it still counts. I discovered Jessie Hilgenberg on Instagram and saw the amazing progress her “followers” were experiencing on her programs. I bit the bullet and bought it, and I haven’t looked back. It has completely changed theContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: 11/24”

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Thursday Things 10/08

This isn’t book related necessarily, but it definitely hits home. Have you ever felt like you’re an imposter in your job or career? I have. Here’s an amazing article on Impostor Syndrome: Why You Feel Like a Fraud & How To Overcome It. Lots of Lean In references here. Banned Book Week was last week,Continue reading “Thursday Things 10/08”

Top Ten Tuesday: 4/7

Top Ten Characters You’d Like To Check In With 1. Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games | I want to know what her life is like now that everything has changed. Is she happy? 2. Eva Tilling from Made For You | How is her life now? Does she still see people’s deaths when sheContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: 4/7”

Top Ten Tuesday: 2/24

  TOP TEN FAVORITE HEROINES 1. Hermione Granger – the Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling.  DUH. It’s HERMIONE. If there ever was a badass heroine in literature, it’s her. 2. Yelena – the Study Series by Maria V. Snyder. If you’ve been reading for awhile, you know that I’m OBSESSED with the Study Series, so Yelena is aContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: 2/24”

Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 30

Day 30 (aka the last day!): Your favorite book of all time Asking me to choose a favorite book is like asking me to choose with arm or leg I’d rather lop off, or if I’d rather give up macaroni and cheese or Nutella for the rest of my life. You simply can’t make theseContinue reading “Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 30”

Happy Thanksgiving: Books We Are Thankful For

To many people, a book is just a book. To us, a book has the power to change a life, a perspective, a bad day into a good one, a regular moment into an extraordinary one. A book has the power to transport you to another place, another person’s life, another time. In the spiritContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving: Books We Are Thankful For”

Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 19

Day Nineteen: Favorite book turned into a movie Though the movie wasn’t really based on the book, as the book is laid out in a self-help format,  I loved He’s Just Not That Into You. The book was like my field guide in college—if a boy didn’t text or call me, I assumed He Wasn’tContinue reading “Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 19”

Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 17

Day Seventeen: Favorite quote from your favorite book “People aren’t either wicked or noble. They’re like chef’s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict.” ― Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto   ““You think the dead we loved truly ever leave us? You think thatContinue reading “Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 17”

Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 16

Day Sixteen: Your favorite female character And again, since finishing Poison Study my answer has changed… Yelena is totally my favorite. She’s such a badass! I love that she’s so smart and strong, and that she doesn’t take crap from anyone no matter who they are. She stands up for what she believes is rightContinue reading “Thirty Day Book Challenge: Day 16”

Top Ten Tuesday: 11/4

Top Ten Books We Want To Reread * * or would reread if we actually liked rereading 1. My co-worker’s daughter is currently reading the Silverwing series by Kenneth Oppel, which really makes me want to reread it. It’s basically about a bunch of bats. Basically Shade, a bat, gets separated from his flock duringContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: 11/4”