This book will teach you how to pack

Travel blogger Hitha Palepu's new book, How to Pack, will tell you everything you need to know about packing for your next trip.

Hitha Palepu is a former consultant who has traveled more than 500,000 cumulative miles around the world and who, also, runs the travel blog Hitha On The Go. So, it’s no surprise that she is an expert packer.  Her new book, How to Pack: Travel Smart for Any Trip, was sent to me for review, […]

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Do you need a reading wintervention?

From women's fiction to business management, the BookSparks Winter Reading Challenge is here to give your reading a wintervention.

The weather outside is frightful, and your reading pile is no longer delightful. While the world is covered in snow, snuggle up inside and give a new book a go. The BookSparks Winter Reading Challenge is here to give your reading a wintervention. Through the end of March, BookSparks will be featuring a variety of […]

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In Such Good Company and other books lately

From a selection of young adult books to Carol Burnett's new memoir, In Such Good Company, here's what I've been reading lately.

In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox by Carol Burnett Carol Burnett is a comedy genius, so getting a glimpse behind the scenes of her Emmy-Award winning series,  The Carol Burnett Show, is a treat. Battling studio sexism, Carol stood her ground and created a memorable variety show […]

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10 Awesome Books I Read in 2016

My 2016 was filled with books from a YA tearjerker to a laugh out loud memoir about growing older. Here are 10 awesome books I read in 2016...

Happy almost 2017! The holidays are winding down, and I’m clumsily finding my way back to my blog after a self-imposed hiatus, where I refused to let myself blog but I could still use social media so people would know that I wasn’t dead or in some dreadful Wi-Fi free locale. However, my Internet addiction […]

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Currently Reading: My December Bookshelf

Winter is the time for snuggling up with a good book, and my December bookshelf is overflowing with good reads. Here are a few titles I'm reading...

It’s the final month of the year, and I’m swimming in books. My shelves are overflowing and I still want more. Someone probably needs to do an intervention, but until that happens, I’m going to keep hording the written word. Because I suffer from the completely unscientific Book ADD, I am constantly in the middle of […]

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Books to Start the New Year Off Right

Start the new year off right with these books designed to help you live the best life possible!

The new year is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about resolutions. We all want to live the best life possible, but sometimes we need a little help. Here are some great books to help you start the new year off right. Drop In: Lead with Deeper Presence and Courage […]

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BookSparks November Books

Need a new book to read? Don't miss the BookSparks Fall Reading Challenge!

It’s that time of the year! The leaves are changing colors. Everything is pumpkin flavored. And, there are new books to snuggle up with next to the fireplace. It’s time for the BookSparks Fall Reading Challenge! Continuing with the university theme, we are in our junior year and will be covering a variety of topics. […]

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Beautiful Books to Give As Gifts

When you don't know what to give, give a book. Here are five beautiful books to give as gifts this holiday season. Careful. You may want them for yourself.

When you don’t know what to give, give a book. Here are five beautiful books to give as gifts this holiday season. Careful. You may want them for yourself. 5 Beautiful Books to Give as Gifts The Fir Tree by Hans Christian Andersen and illustrated by Sanna Annukka* This slim volume by one of the […]

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