What Would You Do? #NabloPoMo

If time and money were no object, what would you jump into right now? I know I wouldn’t mind jumping in a hot tub right now! This one is really sweet! I also wouldn’t mind jumping into a new book – though I can’t decide which one. I started the 2012 Goodreads Reading Challenge at […]

What Inspires You?

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What Inspires You ~ Today I was reading over Evolution Parenting and clicked on “Inspire” on the Menu. I really love this category on Evolution Parenting. I especially liked of the posts about books. As most of you know I am doing a reading challenge this year. I have challenged myself to read 60 books […]

“Night Road” by Kristin Hannah {Book Review}

Night Road ~ Night Road by Kristin Hannah My rating: 5 of 5 stars My first introduction to Kristin Hannah was the book “Firefly Lane.” Admittedly, I bought the book because of the pretty cover (as all her books seem to have, I’ve since learned). But, as I soon realized when I read the book, […]

“High On Arrival” by Mackenzie Phillips {Book Review} #2012readingchallenge

Mackenzie Phillips and High On Arrival ~ High on Arrival by Mackenzie Phillips My rating: 3 of 5 stars Wow. I think this was definitely the hardest autobiography I have ever read. I can’t even really decide what my opinion is on this book. At moments I loved it and at moments I just felt […]

“Always Looking Up” by Michael J. Fox {Book Review} #2012readingchallenge

Michael J. Fox ~ Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist by Michael J. Fox My rating: 4 of 5 stars I started reading this book really not knowing much at all about Michael J. Fox, except for the fact that he has Parkinson’s Disease. Of course I knew that he was in […]

“A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini {Book Review} #2012readingchallenge

A Thousand Splendid Suns ~ A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is the story of two women from Afghanistan. This story is about the heartbreak and unique suffering that women in this area of the world must succumb to at the hands of men, societal judgments, and […]

“Not Without Hope” by Nick Schuyler {Book Review} #2012readingchallenge

Not Without Hope by Nick Schuyler ~ Not Without Hope by Nick Schuyler My rating: 2 of 5 stars This book tells the story of 4 men who go on a guy’s fishing trip. One of the men was getting ready to leave for NFL training camp (2 were on NFL teams and all had […]

“From This Moment On” by Shania Twain {Book Review} #2012readingchallenge

  From This Moment On by Shania Twain My rating: 4 of 5 stars Who knew that this woman who once lived so far out in the bush in Canada and had such an impoverished childhood that food and running water was a luxury would grow up to be one of the top selling music artists […]

“On Mystic Lake” by Kristin Hannah {Book Review} #2012readingchallenge

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On Mystic Lake ~ I found this book to be very easy to get through and a fast page turner. On Mystic Lake is the second Kristin Hannah book that I have read and, although I didn’t like it quite as well as I did “Firefly Lane,” I did like this book quite a lot. […]

“The Time Of My Life” by Patrick Swayze {Book Review} #2012readingchallenge

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Patrick Swayze ~ I had no idea that Patrick Swayze had done so much in his life. I always loved him because “Dirty Dancing” is one of my favorite movies and I love “Ghost” and “Point Break” as well. Of course, I knew that he was an actor and a dancer, but I had no […]