Archive of ‘Book Club’ category

All the Light We Cannot See: Book Review

My goal for the year (June ’16- June ’17) is to read 15 books so I thought I’d get started with a highly lauded fiction book. I began All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr as an audio book on Audible, but let me tell you, this one is not suited for listening only. […] Read more…

Speak: How Your Story Can Change the World Review

I bought this book under the recommendation of Jen Hatmaker, you know, my best friend. Just kidding, but I did read about it on her on her blog and the title sparked my interest. As a teacher, I know stories have the potential to convey even the most complex of topics, and use them often in my […] Read more…

Love Does and So Should You

I absolutely adored reading Love Does by Bob Goff, not just for the usual aha moments, but for the humor, humility and whimsy jumping off each page. At first, the adventures and experiences Bob describes almost make him not seem real. The skeptic inside me didn’t want to believe because I know how often I fall […] Read more…

Daring Greatly by Brenè Brown Review

Do you remember back to that moment in middle school? You know, the one where you were reduced to the smallest version of yourself thanks to THAT teacher who called you out in front of everyone? Yeah, most of us have a story like this. Thinking back to that moment I can both see and […] Read more…

For the Love… of Jen Hatmaker

Don’t you just love when a book captures you and refuses to let you go? A book which compels you to pour a cup of coffee and with every page affirms your newfound friendship with the author as you exclaim “Preach it sister”! If the answer is “yes” then get right on over to a bookstore or amazon.com […] Read more…