I hope you have a wonderful weekend to look forward to. We’re watching kids play sports, recovering from sleepovers, and hopefully sneaking in a few episodes of Scandal.
My favorite finds from around the web:
• 10 of the most exciting book releases for 2018. I have read exactly zero of these so far.
• 9 time habits that will make you super productive in 2018. Read in bits of time, have afternoon tea, make time to read: you can see why I love this one.
• You won’t be able to go to Trader Joe’s without hearing this song. Hahaha! Thanks for sharing this in response to this week’s post on my favorite things to buy at Trader Joe’s.
• The art of unpacking a library. “The unpacking of books, perhaps because it is essentially chaotic, is a creative act.”
New month, new books
February Book of the Month selections are here. This is the best month since last September, easy. I loved The Great Alone (read it in a day last weekend), am always excited for a new Jojo Moyes, and finished An American Marriage last night. (Is it weird that it felt like a darker, more literary One True Loves?)
Note: Book of the Month sent me these books gratis, but I don’t share books unless I want to—and these are worth sharing.
On the blog:
One year ago: Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is … “Sometimes the most productive thing you can do doesn’t look remotely productive.”
Two years ago: Trusting the process. “I finally feel like I’m ready to do this thing that’s so important to me this year.”
Three years ago: 4 minutes in the nude, aka what was saving my life in 2015.
Four years ago: Creative habits and daily rituals vs. day jobs and family life, inspired by this great book.
Six years ago: 7 books that changed my life.
Have a great weekend!