BR: Becoming by Michelle Obama

When I originally requested Becoming by Michelle Obama from the library I was something like 500 in the queue. So I figured it was going to be one I might not check off my 2019 books list. Then I got the notice that it was in while I was out of town. I immediately asked…

BR: The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh {Audiobook}

After zipping through The Woman in the Window audiobook, I started The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh. It got a place on my 2019 book list because it has 3.5 starts on Amazon, 3.52 on goodreads and is longlisted for the 2018 Man Booker Prize. So, once again I went in without reading the description…

2019 Book List

Hearing no recommendations from my 2018 Book Recap, I put together a short 2019 Book List. Just like last year, I put together this list based on NYT Best Sellers, other website lists (Amazon, GoodReads, etc), leftovers from last year’s list, and recommendations from bloggers I follow.

BR: Little Princes by Conor Grennan

I listened to Little Princes by Conor Grennan and loved it! Not only is it a touching true story, but it’s read by Conor himself. There are several good audiobook narrators (I loved My Korean Deli). But,. there is just something special about a true story, read by the author. For instance, the story of…

Currently Listening To: December 2018

Since I’m in-between marathon training, I’ve been walking Sophie more (see number 15). And for some reason I prefer to listen to books/podcasts when I walk and music when I run. So I’m sharing the podcast I’ve been listening to and a few audiobooks I’ve finished. 

My 2018 Book List Recap

I read a ton of books in 2018! Some of them were on my 2018 book list, some of them not. Some great, some good, and some so bad I didn’t finish. I can say that 99% of the books I read were borrowed from the library.

BR: Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler

From my Cincinnati book list, Calling Me Home, is a book I requested from the library while I was waiting for others to come in. It is a predictable, but touching story about an unlikely friendship between two women and their journey to Cincinnati.

BR: Everybody Always by Bob Goff

Everybody Always by Bob Goff wasn’t even on my 2018 book list, but somehow ended up in my library queue. With the country being so divided right now, we can all become “love in a world full of setbacks and difficult people.”