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
*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
It’s hard to believe we are already halfway through October! October is always one of my favorite months. From the changing leaves to the cozy clothing to the spooky books, there’s so much to love! The fall months also always remind me of change and new beginnings. This also had me thinking about my blog. I’ve been kind of quiet on here this summer but I thought I’d update you all on… Read More
Title: Live on Purpose: 100 Devotionsfor l Letting Go of Fear and Following God by Sadie Robertson Huff Pages: 208 Genres: Nonfiction, Christian living, inspirational Publisher: Thomas Nelson (Sept. 28th, 2021) Summary: Learn how to celebrate every moment in life while living enthusiastically and following your God-given passions with New York Times bestselling author Sadie Robertson’s devotional Live on Purpose. Teens and young adults willl reach new depths of faith as they… Read More
Happy New Year! Last year may not have been the best reading year for me, but of the books that I did read, so many of them were absolutely incredible. I definitely read a few books that I can safely say are now on my list of all-time favorites. In no particular order, my favorite books of 2019 are: