#10 of 52: A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis

A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis is without a shadow of a doubt one of the absolute most heart-wrenching yet lovingly and beautifully written pieces of nonfiction literature I have ever read in my brief thirty-eight years of life. This book moved me beyond words. I read it once on Sunday night and again last…

#9 of 52: Calling All Readers by Allyson R. Abbott

Calling All Readers – How To Write a Simple Book Review by Allyson R. Abbott is not only an instructional book on how to write a book review but it also explains the importance of writing book reviews for Indie Authors. Yes, I read a book on how to write book reviews. Ha! I know…

#8 of 52: Simplify Your Life by Elaine St. James

Simplify Your Life – 100Ways to Slow Down and Enjoy the Things That Really Matter by Elaine St. James is a book about putting everyday situations and “stuff” into perspective. This is a small but thick book filled with really great ideas and recommendations for simplifying things that we have inextricably made complicated. If your…

#7 of 52: Write It Down, Make It Happen by Henriette Anne Klauser

Write It Down, Make It Happen – Knowing What You Want – And Getting It! by Henriette Anne Klauser, Ph.D. is a book about the old adage of “speaking your words into existence” or in this case “writing your words into existence”. I loved this book! It fell into my lap at just the right…

#6 of 52: Utopia by Sir Thomas More

I’d like to state a disclaimer before we get started with Utopia by Sir Thomas More. Yes, my nails are purple. No, this was not a conscious decision made under optimal mental circumstances. I painted my nails on a whim on Monday morning around 3:45am since I was unable to sleep; which happens to me quite often….