Book Review-Journey to the Heart by Melody Beattie

Book Review-Journey to the Heart by Melody Beattie

Oh, Melody Beattie, your words have been the song of my soul through 2014. Journey to the Heart has been sitting on the altar of the yoga studio I teach at for the past few years. I picked up the book sometime last year, skimmed it and knew I needed to read it in...
Book Review-The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle

Book Review-The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle

This book kind of destroyed me. I have had it in my to-read pile for over a year, I bought it on one of my lazy, dazed visits to Small World Books at Venice Beach, where I spend too much time in the bookstore and buy too many books that I do not need. This book by...
2014 in Books-December

2014 in Books-December

I read some amazing books in December! The books were so good, that they deserve their own individual posts that I will be sharing throughout the week. Except for Tales from the Yoga Studio. This one was just OK, or maybe even less than that. I read this book for my...
2014 in Books: November

2014 in Books: November

1. Damsel Distressed I have been eagerly awaiting the release of this book by Kelsey Macke. I have known Kelsey as an online friend for the past few years and just knew her creative talent was ready to explode. She did not disappoint in her debut novel about a teen...
2014 in Books-October

2014 in Books-October

In October, I was only able to get through one 1,000+ page book, the long-awaited Edge of Eternity, the final book in the Century trilogy by Ken Follett. The first two books were also 1,000+ pages, but I tore through them quickly. I have been anxiously awaiting the...
2014 in Books: September, the Rainbow Rowell Edition

2014 in Books: September, the Rainbow Rowell Edition

September was an excellent, but also bittersweet month of reading. I read three Rainbow Rowell books, and now feel despondent that there are no other books left of hers that I have not read. Rainbow has quickly become one of my favorite authors. I read Eleanor &...