It’s Top Ten Tuesday – a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: SPRING TBR Springtime always has me looking for beautiful and memorable reads. With flowers blooming outside it makes me want to read books with flowery writing and a storyline that really draws me in. I also love to read lighthearted romances that really make you feel like love is “in bloom.” And yes,… Read More
Now that we’re one month into 2023, it’s had me thinking about the reading goals I made for this year, and my progress so far. Here are my goals: One goal that I’ve been doing very well is finding time to read everyday. While some days it is only a few pages, I have managed, so far, to read everyday in 2023. I’m so happy about that! Reading is more than just… Read More
Well, it’s been about nine months since I last wrote on this blog. It’s not that I ever intentionally stopped writing, it’s just life got in the way – as life usually does – and I got distracted. That being said, I’ve missed it on here. It’s almost my 7 year blogaversary! I can’t believe it’s been that long since I started The Calico Books. So much has changed in my life… Read More
Title: At the Table with Jesus by Louie Giglio Pages: 224 Genres: nonfiction, Christian, Devotional Publisher: Thomas Nelson (Mar. 29th, 2022) Summary At the Table with Jesus invites readers to sixty-six days of rich engagements with the Good Shepherd, providing deeper truths, power, and connection to walk through life’s troubles. Through practical daily devotions, At the Table with Jesus invites readers to sit at the table with the Good Shepherd, building a… Read More
*I received a free copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own!* Filled with wisdom and wit, Undistracted by Bob Goff, takes an honest and thoughtful look at how to combat the busyness and distracted lifestyle that so many of us are living.
*I received a free copy of this book and journal. All thoughts and opinions are my own!* I always enjoy Sadie Robertson Huff’s books, so when I was asked to read and review her latest, I was thrilled. This might be my favorite book of hers yet!
*I received a free copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own!*
Title: Practically Divine by Becca Stevens Pages: 224 Genres: Nonfiction, Spirituality, Christian Publisher: Harper Horizon (Sept. 14, 2021) Summary: There is no secret formula to experiencing the sacred in our lives–it just takes practice and practicality. No matter where we are—on a walk in the woods, in a sacred building, or in a dusty refugee camp—signs of love abound. When we allow ourselves to embrace both ordinary and extraordinary experiences, we can… Read More
Yesterday was Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon! With this readathon, I never know if I’m going to do well or end up hardly reading anything, lol. This time around, however, I’m happy to say that I actually got a ton of reading done! 🎉 First, I finally finished There’s Someone in Your House! This was such a fast-paced and spooky read. After that, I listened to (and finished) Slasher Girls and Monster Boys… Read More
Hi! So last night I decided to take part in Dewey’s 24 Hour readathon, which is today! I’m sure a lot of you are already familiar with this readathon, but just in case you don’t know, basically the goal is to read as much as you can from 8 AM est, today, to 8 AM est, tomorrow. I’ve participated in this readathon a couple of times before and have always had so… Read More