I’m in a book rut

The last book I devoured.

I have a confession to make. Since I finished Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah a week ago, I have been unable to settle into a new book. I started or picked back up previous books that I have started to no avail. It’s been a bit intimidating to pick my next treasure from my shelves and I’m not sure exactly what’s up. 

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Books as a means of connection

This memoir feels familiar and amusing at the same time. I’m very much enjoying it.

Last week, I started reading Rat Bastards: The South Boston Irish Mobster who took the rap when everyone else ran. I received it as a Christmas present and I was missing the person who gave it to me, so I cuddled up in the nook of my sectional couch and started reading it. Later, I’d discuss it with him, providing both of us some much-needed levity to our days. It warmed my heart; you all know I love talking about books! The fact of the matter is that books can bring us together in a lot of ways, even in quarantine. 

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What’s up with the personal development practice?

Books read
Personal development reading has been so rewarding!

I developed a practice of personal development reading because I had an itch. It existed right there under the skin telling me I was missing something, whispering in my ear that there is something more I could be doing. That there is more to life, really. My friend Brittany, you’ve heard about her, had begun a practice of reading for personal development each morning and so I thought I’d give it a try. And, it has been so rewarding. 

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