The Best Books I Read In 2018

I read books not because I don't have a life but because I choose to have many. This is one of my FAVORITE posts to do as I get to think back on all the books I've read the past year. It's been another year of reading voraciously and I'm happy that I came across some...

My Autumn Reading List

Crisp mornings, hot coffee, cozy blankets, fireside reading. We're entering the BEST time of year - and yes, I will fight you on that. Have you started putting together your Autumn reading list? There are some really great books coming out this Autumn and here are...

The Benefits of Joining a Book Club

Perhaps you are thinking about joining a book club. Is it worth the effort and time? Will it just become another failed attempt to stick with something? I hear you. Choosing to do something outside of your comfort zone means pushing and challenging yourself in new...

2018 Reading Challenge: May

Mental health can be hard to talk about.. Historically it's shrouded in shame and ambiguity, yet it's one of the topics we need to discuss the most. In honor of mental health awareness month, let's read a mental health memoir. What I'm Reading An Unquiet Mind: A...

2018 Reading Challenge: March

March is my favorite month of the year for several reasons - it's National Women's Month, March has awesome holidays like St Patricks Day and more importantly International Women's Day, and ALSO happens to be my birthday month (yay Aries)! So keeping with the theme of...

The Choice

It's a rare gift to read a book that changes your life. It doesn't happen often, but when it does, you carry it with you. The Choice was written by Dr. Edith Eva Eger, a therapist, and Holocaust survivor. It's a book that traces her path from trauma to healing while...

How To Focus Better While Reading

I recently did a Twitter poll asking what is your biggest challenge when trying to read more books and here are the results... What is your biggest challenege when trying to read more #books? — Chaucee (@chaucees) January 16, 2018 I can totally relate! Just because I...

2018 Reading Challenge: February

This month's reading challenge is to read a book that features a person of color as the main character. One of the great blessings of reading is to be able to view a different perspective than our own, to become immersed in a character's thoughts, struggles, and...

Recently Read: January

January is such a great month for reading. It's too cold to go anywhere and gets dark out too soon, so the best solace is to curl up in bed with a good book. Here are a few of the books I read this month that I really enjoyed (especially the last one). What did you...