Which books are worth the read and which should you skip? Find out what books I’ve been reading lately and whether I recommend them.
What are you reading right now?
That’s the question I wish people would ask me, knowing how much I love books. But they never do. They like to stick to How are you? (The answer is always fine no matter how I feel) and How are the kids? (Standard reply: Good. They are getting so big.)
Hence, the joy of being a book blogger. No one has asked me what I’m reading lately, but I’m going to tell them anyway.
Since my January reading update, I have ten more books to review for you. I’ve read more than that, but I save my reviews of advanced copies until closer to publication date.
Nonfiction has been dominating my reading lately. My new year’s resolutions seem to have carried over into February – reading about ways to improve my blog and ways to improve myself.
Scroll on down to read my reviews of my recent reads. Find out which I recommend you read and which I recommend you skip.
February Reading List
It’s not a secret that most modern moms feel overwhelmed. In her new book, Tonya Dalton explains that this feeling of overwhelm comes more from not having your priorities in order than from having too much to do. Dalton focuses on finding your motivations and be more productive by doing less. If you like a down-to-earth style writing style with relatable examples, this is a great alternative to Greg McKeown’s Essentialism. Read More →
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Thomas Nelson through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
Taylor Jenkins Reid
Palestinian Bassam Aramin and Israeli Rami Elhanan find a connection through grief when both have daughters killed by the ongoing conflict. United through tragedy, both hope to find a way towards peace. Based on a true story, McCann’s novel pieces together stories, literary quotes, biblical references and even art to convey the depth of grief felt by these two families. Different than my usual fare, I ended up giving up at about 15%. The story is told in disjointed little segments that were extraordinarily boring and dry. Read more →
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Random House through NetGalley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
One of the best perks of being a book blogger is receiving advance review copies (ARCs) of upcoming book releases from publishers.
At the beginning of each month, I cover all the new book releases coming out, and the March 2020 book releases are right around the corner. Here’s a peek at the March releases I’ve already read.
My To-Read List
What’s up next for me? Before I let you go, here are a few of the titles I’m hoping to get through this upcoming month.
Be sure to come back in March to see which ones I read.
What books have you read in February?