Here’s a look at some interesting things we read/ saw / thought / did this week.
- This Man Book Club is awesome!
- I really appreciated the thoughts on Ashley’s post, It’s Ok When Life Gets In The Way. “Make the wise choices to do what is best in the moment”
- 10 Dos and Don’ts for a Happy Book Club. So far I’m really liking mine. I like that a different person is the host each month and that person picks the book and leads the discussion.
- 3 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed. Good tips here. Personally, I mentally prioritize based on what has to get done and what I’d like to get done. Then I do the task that I can complete the quickest first.
- Goodreads Giveaways now includes Kindle ebooks.
- I’m a huge fan of sci-fi but from this list I’ve only read Ready Player One and Ender’s Game.
- I’ve always been super intrigued by people who try to live a Zero Waste Lifestyle. We recycle, compost, upcycle, and try to keep the things we throw into the trash to a minimum but not sure I could be this hardcore.
- On my summer menu are these Strawberry Mojitos and this Derby Day Mint Julep.
- Uprooted by Naomi Novik won Best Novel in the The 2015 Nebula Award Winners. It was on my list of 5 Books That Blew My Mind Last Year
- The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins took home the award for Audiobook of the Year from The Audies – check out all the other award winners – audiobooks rock!
- Don’t forget to grab your FREE audiobooks from SYNC. This event runs from May 5 – Aug. 17. This week’s freebies are 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith and This Boy’s Life (A Memoir) by Tobias Wolff.
- The Bram Stoker Award Winners were also announced at StokerCon in Vegas.
- 14,000 Miles, 21 National Parks, 1 Airstream, and 10 Stunning Photos just took my breath away.
- I didn’t know Silent Reading Parties were a thing – I could get down with that!
- Dude – the weather is awesome in my neck of the woods, and if it’s one thing I want to do before summer is over – it’s Get Face to Face with Bison
- Added to my reading list are books on these lists of Five Psychological Thrillers to Keep You Up at Night and 32+ of Your Favorite Psychological Thrillers
- Blogging Advice – How to Organize Your Social Media Posts & Platforms + 3 Apps to Manage & Develop Your Online Presence + 7 of the Best Little Known Ways to Grow Your Twitter Community
- 25 of the Best Blog Post Ideas for Beginner Bloggers is on point no matter where on the blogging journey you are.
- If you read nothing else about blogging read this – “I I grew my blog from nothing to over 400k pageviews/month and a full time income by posting once per week.” How Often Should You Post On Your Blog? Do what works for you!
Did you see any articles that resonated with you?
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