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  • April 2019: Wrap-Up

    April was an underwhelming reading month for me, majority of the books I read felt very “meh” and it was not for lack of doing my research before reading them. Overall, I read 15 books with a few standouts and a lot of underwhelming reads. My only five stars read was The Purpose Driven Life: […]

  • January 2019: Wrap Up

    January was such an amazing reading month for me and I hope this energy continues for the rest of 2019.  Overall, I read 14 books majority were four and five stars- most of them got under my skin and stayed there. Every January there is a list of books I re-read to get my year […]

  • My Top 20 Reads For 2018

    In 2018 I read 200 books. It blows my mind whenever I write that or read it out loud. Of the 200 books I managed to narrow down to my Top 20 in no order. I did not include the books I re-read in 2018 which was 38 in total. This list include books I […]

  • Not Your Cliche Chick-Lit

    We all know how the story goes. We’ve read the book a million times. The movie adaption is on repeat on our Netflix. We never get tired of reading this story: girl meets handsome guy, falls in love, something keeps them apart, but they overcome and they end up happily together. What is it about […]

  • 30 Books To Read Before 30

    I decided to do a “30 Books To Read Before 30” because having reached 30, I know how reading these books helped me in my 20s and how much I am better for it in my 30s. A lot of these books really opened my eyes, my world, taught me something new, helped me to […]

  • 5 Memoirs by Women We Can All Learn From

    In my second article for XXMag I talked about memoirs by women that we can learn so much from.  Whenever I need help, I generally turn to books, specifically books written by women who struggled with the things I am currently dealing with. Gone are the days of generic “self-help.” I crave memoirs and autobiographies that […]

  • March Wrap-Up

    March was a good reading month for me. I re-read some favorites and added some 5 star reads to my list. Below are the books and my take on them. Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney Lately I find my patience with unreliable narrators isn’t there and I think that is the main reason for […]