The Book of Knowing and The Book of Overthinking: Dr. Knows Guide to Untangling Your Brain | Gwendoline Smith | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to The Book of Knowing and The Book of Overthinking? I decided to listen to the advanced copy of The Book of Knowing and The Book of Overthinking because they were all about untangling your brain and calming it down. The author Gwendoline Smith is a clinical psychologist and has writtenContinue reading “The Book of Knowing and The Book of Overthinking: Dr. Knows Guide to Untangling Your Brain | Gwendoline Smith | Audiobook 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”

How to Host a Viking Funeral | Kyle Scheele | Book Review

When How to Host a Viking Funeral: The Case for Burning Your Regrets, Chasing Your Crazy Ideas, and Becoming the Person You’re Meant to Be was available on Netgalley, I was immediately intrigued. A traditional Viking funeral normally involved the burning of a deceased individual and their most prized processions. However, in this case, theContinue reading “How to Host a Viking Funeral | Kyle Scheele | Book Review”

Pocket Therapy | Sarah Crosby | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to Pocket Therapy? I found Pocket Therapy on Netgalley as an audiobook and I decides to request it for two reasons. The first was based in the fact that I have been trying to listen to listen to more audiobooks through Netgalley. The second was based on the subject matter. AnythingContinue reading “Pocket Therapy | Sarah Crosby | Audiobook Review”

Carry On Warrior | Glennon Doyle | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Carry On Warrior by Glennon Doyle? Carry On Warrior: Thoughts On Life Unarmed is the first memoir written by activist and blogger Glennon Doyle. I had previously read it but decided that I wanted to re-read it as I love Glennon and am always wanting to learn more from herContinue reading “Carry On Warrior | Glennon Doyle | Audiobook Review”

Everybody Fights | Kim and Penn Holderness | Book Review

If you’re ever on YouTube, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve seen a video by The Holderness Family. Their first video to go viral was their hilarious ode to Christmas pajamas and the rest as they say is history. Personally, I love their videos. Each of them is so infectious and always brings a smileContinue reading “Everybody Fights | Kim and Penn Holderness | Book Review”

You Are A Bad Ass | Jen Sincero | Book Review

You Are A Badass is a self help book written by Jen Sincero encouraging the reader to stop doubting themselves and start living a kick ass version of their life. I felt like I was drinking a nice warm cup of tea with a friend while getting life advice. This book is funny and filledContinue reading “You Are A Bad Ass | Jen Sincero | Book Review”

Chasing the Four Winds

Reading, Writing, Nerding, and Honoring the Oxford Comma Since 1987.

A. A. MacConnell

When you write drabbles, you relieve the pressure of the epic novel expanding in your head.

The Calico Books

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