February 2019 Monthly Wrap-Up

It’s March! The year is flying by, don’t you think? I certainly didn’t read as much in Febrauary as I did in January but I’m still ahead of schedule according to GoodReads so I’m good. This month I read 7 books. Well technically there are a few shorter ones I finished in February that I… Read More »

Wishful Drinking

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher Stars: **** Simon & Schuster (2008) Personal Memoirs 176 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Finally, after four hit novels, Carrie Fisher comes clean (well, sort of ) with the crazy truth that is her life in her first-ever memoir. In Wishful Drinking, adapted from her one-woman stage show,… Read More »

The Essential Book of Useless Information

The Essential Book of Useless Information: The Most Unimportant Things You’ll Never Need to Know by Don Voorhees Stars: **** Penguin Group (2009) Humor/Popular Reference 272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: The useless information never ends in the newest, most crucially meaningless entry in the Useless Information series. This latest cornucopia of amazingly… Read More »

Free of Me

Free of Me: Why Life is Better When It’s NOT ABOUT YOU by Sharon Hodde Miller Stars: *** Baker Books (2017) Christian Life/Women 208 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Baker Books in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: We live in a culture that’s all about… Read More »

The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A.J. Jacobs Stars: **** Simon & Schuster (2007) Religious Memoir 400 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs… Read More »

I Can’t Believe You Just Said That!

I Can’t Believe You Just Said That: Biblical Wisdom for Taming Your Child’s Tongue by Ginger Hubbard Stars: **** Thomas Nelson (2018) Christian Life/Family 224 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Are you ever embarrassed or shocked by what comes out… Read More »

The Intelligence Paradox

The Intelligence Paradox: Why the Intelligent Choice isn’t Always the Smart Choice by Satoshi Kanazawa Stars: ***** Wiley (2012) Science & Mathematics 272 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Kanazawa tackles the nature of intelligence: what it is, what it does, what it is good for (if anything). Highly entertaining, smart (dare we… Read More »