Posts Tagged ‘book of the month’

Maria Semple delivers a hilariously fascinating novel about the struggles of parenthood, family, societal pressure and serious disorders in her novel, Where’d You Go, Bernadette? After having promised her daughter, Bee, anything she wanted after graduating middle school with all A’s, Bernadette Fox is asked to take a family trip to Antarctica. Now, there are […]

One woman’s strive to increase her happiness The Happiness Project recounts the year of Gretchen Rubin’s life in which she tried to make herself happier. This nonfiction, self-help book shows how Rubin followed many of the rules of happiness laid out by philosophers, sociologists, psychologists and Buzzfeed. She narrowed her project to the elements others […]

There are billions of ways of life that exist in the world. Within the United States alone, there are five different geographic perceptions, many different religious practices and millions of varying ideas about family constructs. Tara Westover explains how her perception of the world changes through religion, family and geography and how that helped her […]

For me, reading a book means reading fiction. Life is hectic and stressful enough, so getting lost in another world outside of your own can feel like heaven.   I stepped away from that mindset to read Mark Manson’s The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** (the public and PG title). This “self-help” book […]

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline deservingly wins the title of “sci-fi thriller of 2018”. On par with The Hunger Games and Divergent, Ready Player One takes us into a dystopian future as we follow an underdog hero to follow the obstacle prone path to fight to let justice prevail. The world of Ready Player […]