Tiger and Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry | Bob Harig | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to Tiger and Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry? My boyfriend is a golfer. Honestly that is probably an understatement but I don’t have time to get into all that. Over the past almost two years of us being together, I have slowly started to understand bits and pieces of the game.Continue reading “Tiger and Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry | Bob Harig | Audiobook Review”

Why The Titanic Was Doomed | Bryan Jackson | Book Review

Why The Titanic Was Doomed is a critical evaluation of the reason(s) why Titanic met the fate that it did in April 15th, 1912. If you ask someone why the Titanic sank, more times than not you will be told it was because of an iceberg. While this is true,researcher Bryan Jackson argues that thereContinue reading “Why The Titanic Was Doomed | Bryan Jackson | Book Review”

This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism? I was recently introduced to Ashton Applewhite when she was a guest on the We Can Do Hard Things podcast. I was immediately drawn to her and the way she spoke about aging within a Western and patriarchal society. For those who mayContinue reading “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism | Audiobook Review”

Losing Our Minds: The Challenge of Defining Mental Illness | Lucy Foulkes | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to Losing Our Minds? Losing Our Minds was available on Netgalley as an audiobook. With my background in psychology, I was intrigued by the topic at hand. As I have also been taking care of my own mental health, I was curious for that reason as well. I was curious toContinue reading “Losing Our Minds: The Challenge of Defining Mental Illness | Lucy Foulkes | Audiobook Review”

Drive: Stories From Somewhere In The Middle Of Nowhere | Sharon Wheatley | Book Review

If you have spent any time on my Twitter or this blog in general you will know that Come From Away is my favorite Broadway musical. I have seen the show eight times; the last time being in November 2019. I was all set to see it again on March 12th, 2019 to help celebrateContinue reading “Drive: Stories From Somewhere In The Middle Of Nowhere | Sharon Wheatley | Book Review”

You Are Your Best Thing Anthology | Book Review

You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilence, and the Black Experience is an anthology that was put together by Tarana Burke and Dr. Brene Brown. The goal of the anthology was to bring together a unique group of Black writers, artists, academics, organizers, and cultural figures to discuss the topic of vulnerability and shameContinue reading “You Are Your Best Thing Anthology | Book Review”

We Are The Babysitters Club Anthology | Book Review

We Are The Babysitters Club is a collection of essays and artwork dedicated to reflecting the impact of the Babysitters Club series. When I first heard that this book was being put together, I knew I had to read it. The BSC played such an important role in my childhood. I remember getting the firstContinue reading “We Are The Babysitters Club Anthology | Book Review”

Professional Troublemaker | Luvvie Ajayi Jones | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to Professional Troublemaker? I first heard of Luvvie Ajayi Jones when i was listening to a recent We Can Do Hard Things podcast. Luvvie was the guest of that episode and I found myself really connecting with what was being discussed. When I found out Luvvie had recently released a newContinue reading “Professional Troublemaker | Luvvie Ajayi Jones | Audiobook Review”

Channel of Peace | Kevin Tuerff | Book Review

9/11/01 is a day that will live in our memories for the rest of our lives. It’s hard to believe that it is the 20th anniversary today. I can still remember exactly where I was when the planes first hit the towers. I was in the 9th grade honors English – we had no ideaContinue reading “Channel of Peace | Kevin Tuerff | Book Review”

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A. A. MacConnell

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