5-Star Book Reviews

5-Star Book Reviews: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⁣ 5-star ratings mean I loved the book so much that I couldn’t stop thinking about it long after I had finished. I try to be selective with 5-star ratings and below are links to my reviews of the books that met this high rating mark. You can click on the link … Continue reading 5-Star Book Reviews

Nonfiction November Book Recommendations {Nonfiction Book Favorites from 2019}

Nonfiction November Are you a nonfiction reader? I love a good nonfiction book, especially related to mental health and parenting. It’s no surprise that out of all the non-fiction books I read this year, those genres ended up being my favorites. If you are participating in #nonfictionnovember and are needing a few more recommendations to … Continue reading Nonfiction November Book Recommendations {Nonfiction Book Favorites from 2019}

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone | Lori Gottlieb | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | Book Review

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb Book Summary: “One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice. The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose of­fice she suddenly lands. With his balding head, cardigan, … Continue reading Maybe You Should Talk to Someone | Lori Gottlieb | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | Book Review

Juliet’s School of Possibilities | Laura Vanderkam | Penguin Group Portfolio| Book Review

Juliet’s School of Possibilities by Laura Vanderkam Book Summary: “A charming, life-changing fable that will help you rethink your whole approach to time, priorities, and possibilities. Riley Jenkins is in trouble. An ambitious, hardworking consultant in her late twenties, she’s used to a lifetime of nearly perfect evaluations – until she gets a terrible performance … Continue reading Juliet’s School of Possibilities | Laura Vanderkam | Penguin Group Portfolio| Book Review

All The Rage: Mothers, Fathers and the Myth of Equal Partnership by Darcy Lockman | Harper | Book Review

All The Rage by Darcy Lockman Book Summary: Journalist-turned-psychologist Darcy Lockman offers a clear-eyed look at the most pernicious problem facing modern parents—how progressive relationships become traditional ones when children are introduced into the household. In an era of seemingly unprecedented feminist activism, enlightenment, and change, data shows that one area of gender inequality stubbornly … Continue reading All The Rage: Mothers, Fathers and the Myth of Equal Partnership by Darcy Lockman | Harper | Book Review

To Have and To Hold by Molly Millwood, Ph.D. | HarperCollins | Book Review

To Have and To Hold by Molly Millwood, Ph.D. Book Summary: “A clinical therapist’s exploration of the complexities of early motherhood, including its impact on a marriage, in a book that offers comfort, camaraderie, and practical guidance to new mothers. When Molly Millwood became a mother, she was fully prepared for all that she would … Continue reading To Have and To Hold by Molly Millwood, Ph.D. | HarperCollins | Book Review

Nine books from 2019 I have read & LOVED | 4.5/5 Star Book Reviews & Recommendations

Nine highly rated books from 2019 Reflection & Book Ratings: Now that we are almost half a year into 2019, it has been fun to reflect on my favorite books from these past 5 months. As an avid reader, so much of my reaction to books is based on my own perspective. What I love … Continue reading Nine books from 2019 I have read & LOVED | 4.5/5 Star Book Reviews & Recommendations

Be Mighty by Jill A. Stoddard, Ph.D. | New Harbinger Publications {Book Review}

Be Mighty by Jill. A Stoddard, Ph.D. Book Summary: You are stronger than your anxiety—you are mighty. In this empowering guide, you’ll find practical tools to help you shed the shackles of worry and fear and embrace a more vibrant life. In a culture where women are still paid less for doing the same jobs, expected … Continue reading Be Mighty by Jill A. Stoddard, Ph.D. | New Harbinger Publications {Book Review}