Book Lists

4 Brilliant Books for Improving Your Daily Life (Via HABITS)

Jan 2022 Curated reading recommendations for Brilliant Writers “Forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not.” — Octavia Butler Habits! Love ’em or hate ’em, they rule your life. And they have to, otherwise you’d never get anything done. You’d have to make fresh decisions for each of the thousand …

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After Reading 101+ Books in 2021, Here’s What I Learned About Reading, Addiction, and Murder Investigations

In this article, I’m going to talk about: Why I read so much How the last reading year went The books I’ve chosen as my top 3 newly-read books of the year and why What my reading goals are for the near future And finally: the entire booklist for the year…more on that later 😉 …

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 101+ Books in 365 Days [2021]

The Complete 2021 Book List “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” — Oscar Wilde Looking for good books to read? While I can’t promise that the following books will necessarily be exactly to your taste, the fact that you have over 100 …

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Dec 2021 Book Reviews: 7 Women, McGrowl, Assume the Worst, The Science of Rapid Skill Acquisition

It’s The Final TBR Wrap Up for 2021! A bionic dog, seven remarkable women, a primer for becoming a brilliant student of life, and a graduation speech that…doesn’t quite hit the mark? Those are just some of the books I read this month. Read on to see what I read and why, and what I …

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5 Best Laugh-Aloud Love Stories (Books) to Tickle Your Funny Bone

“Every day I fall in love with you more and more. Except for yesterday… yesterday you were pretty annoying.” — Anonymous   Sometimes, love is butterflies and rainbows. Sometimes, love is gaping wounds and torture. And sometimes, love is just…funny. 😀 …Or so say the books that are featured in this installment of the “5 best books” …

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November 2021 Book Reviews: The Hand of God, Mismatch, The Strangers, The Lion & the Unicorn

The true story of a former abortionist, two based-on-true-stories books about a cross-cultural secret relationship and a trio of siblings who share the same identifying information as another strange trio of kidnapped siblings. In spite of the busy-ness of NaNoWriMo (attempting to write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days) and some recurring health …

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October 2021 Book Reviews: Eternity In Their Hearts, Keep Going, Work Clean, In My Hands, Chasing Shadows

October began with books encouraging mind-workers to “keep going” and “work clean” (three guesses which titles that might be referring to, and the first two don’t count ;D) And then, as befits the month of ghosts, October’s reading ended on a rather somber note, with two Holocaust/WWII books (one fiction, one nonfiction), about heroic women who …

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