If you want to dive right in to some of our most popular posts, here they are!
Unputdownable: : 17 books I read in 24 hours or less (because they were just that good). Don’t you love when this happens?
12 feel-good fiction books you can read in an afternoon. These are some of my very favorite feel-good books for when you need extra bookish delight in your life.
Let’s talk about highly sensitive people. Could you (or one of your kids) be a highly sensitive person? All about what that really means and how it can help us understand ourselves and others.
10 comforting classics to read after you run out of Jane Austen novels. Austen novels soothe me during stressful times, and also lend themselves well to rereading again and again. When I crave a classic after reading tons of new releases, Austen is my go-to. But there are plenty more absorbing classics with heroines to root for after you’ve run out of Austen’s work.
16 jigsaw puzzles to brighten your day. I’m a lifelong jigsaw lover. It’s a beautiful, absorbing, and stimulating hobby.
10 audiobooks so good you’ll want to fold another load of laundry, finish washing the dishes, or just sit in the driveway for 5 more minutes. When you start looking for more chores to do, you know it’s a good audiobook.
20 unputdownable mysteries and thrillers to keep you glued to the page. There’s nothing like a well-plotted mystery novel to end a reading slump or to get the pages turning when it feels hard to focus.
The ten item wardrobe. Some people might think this topic is superficial, but we all have to get dressed. If you put some thought and organization into this daily task, you can completely change your life.
6 series to read next after you’ve run out of Louise Penny novels. It turns out I’m not the only one in search of a great mystery series to keep me occupied while I’m waiting for the next Inspector Gamache novel to come out. Note: there are 300+ comments on this post, which means my recommendations are just the beginning.
Buy the flowers. There was a time when I would never buy myself flowers, just because, unless I really “needed” them. (And by my definition, I would never need them.) It’s not that I couldn’t afford a $4 bouquet, it’s that whenever I thought about making a purchase like this, my inner critic would pipe up to say, Is this really necessary? This is where I talk about my mindset shift.
10 favorite audiobook narrators (plus 30 excellent audiobooks they narrate). What can push a reading experience from “pretty darn good” to “absolutely fantastic?” An exceptional voice performer. If you’re looking for a place to start with audiobooks, or if you’re an avid listener in search of your next read, try one of these narrators for an immersive and textured listening experience.
A simple trick for your To Be Read list. This little tip is for all you book journalers—and it helps you make sure you actually read the books you once were excited enough about that you wanted to add them to your TBR.
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