I am a few weeks late on this, but I wanted to go ahead and post my yearly wrap-up for 2019! It was a crazy year for me. The vast majority of my year was focused on our adoption. After waiting for what felt like forever, we finally adopted our daughter in 2019! It has been an amazing and stressful journey, but it finally feels like we are settling down into a good routine. Other than the adoption, I spent a lot of time with family and friends, as well as some much needed time with my husband. I left my job and became a stay-at-home mom. And I still read a TON of books!! Continue reading “Yearly Wrap-Up: 2019”
It is officially 2020!! I kind of fell off the blogging band wagon last year (adopting a new baby can do that to a person), but I fully intend to jump back on! I might not post quite as much as I used to, but I am going to try to be more consistent.
Starting a new year is always fun for me. I am a nerdy little planner at heart, so making plans for the new year gives me a little thrill. I am going to be following along with a bunch of different reading challenges. I might not finish all of them, but I think that is alright. Just having a guide that will lead me towards books that I might not otherwise pick up is going to be fun for me.
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Made for More: My Story of God’s Grace and Glory by Lauren Elizabeth Miller ~ 134 pages ~ published 9/27/19 by WestBow Press
We desire to know our lives matter, and we live in a world that craves more, but what is more? We’re bombarded with messages about what more looks like and how we can successfully live a life of being made for more. Perfection is a constant measure of success, and we manipulate plans so we feel like we are making an impact. In the end, we are empty and exhausted.
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Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I love the weather, the clothes, the food, the festivals – it really is a magical time of year. It is also the time of year for me to pull out my more spooky reads. Now, don’t misunderstand, I’m a giant weenie. So, no horror for me! But, books with a gothic/mysterious/atmospheric edge are definitely in the game.
So, here is a list of the books that I want to read this fall!
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The Widow of Pale Harbor by Hester Fox ~ 384 pages ~ to be published 9/17/19 by Graydon House
A town gripped by fear. A woman accused of witchcraft. Who can save Pale Harbor from itself?
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I love music – I even majored in it in college. And I, obviously, love reading. I got to thinking about what books I have read that tie together my two loves. So, voila, here is a list of the books that I have enjoyed that revolve around music. Enjoy!
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