Design Your Day by Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Design Your Day: Be More Productive, Set Better Goals and Live Life on Purpose by Claire Diaz-Ortiz I received a copy of this book for review purposes. Stars: **** Moody Publishers (2016) Time Management/Psychology 134 pages Summary: When it comes to productivity, hard work is half the battle. The first half—the crucial half—is planning well.… Read More »

Please Listen Up, Parents by Cameron, Grace and Lexi Colan

Please Listen Up, Parents: 12 Secrets YOUR Kids Want YOU to Know by Cameron, Grace and Lexi Colan ***** Corner Stone Leadership Institute (2015) Parenting 94 pages Summary: We think something is missing in all the talk about parenting: our perspective. As kids, we think we have something to contribute to the conversation. We have… Read More »

Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs Stars: **** Picador (2003) Memoir 320 pages Summary: Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. So at… Read More »

Listen to Me by Lynn Lauber

Listen to Me: Writing Life into Meaning by Lynn Lauber Stars: ***** W.W. Norton & Company (2004) Reference/Writing 174 pages Summary: Why write out of our lives? What can it do for us? How can sharing our stories connect us with others? Acclaimed novelist and essayist Lynn Lauber chronicles her journey as a writer and… Read More »