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Book Review – Becoming by Michelle Obama

Becoming by Michelle Obama * ♥♥♥♥♥ * Retails for $19.50 on Amazon There was never a doubt that former FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s book would skyrocket to the best seller list, be the natural choice for book clubs across the country and serve as the perfect Christmas gift. On my morning and evening commutes I’ve seen… Read More Book Review – Becoming by Michelle Obama

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Book Review – The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson ♥♥♥♥♥ Retails for $19 on Amazon It’s a little bit tricky – maneuvering crying on your commute into the city because you’ve reached the point where the book you’re reading has had one too many parallels to contemporary times and none of the characters deserve the violent endings… Read More Book Review – The Girl From Berlin by Ronald H. Balson

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Book Review: Happily Ever Esther by Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter

Happily Ever Esther by  Steve Jenkins + Derek Walter ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Retails for $18 on Amazon. Best read paired with a plant-based meal, like this yummy black bean burger that I eat at least once a week or this vegan banana bread that’s become a family favorite! Teacup pigs – and miniature animals – have been trendy… Read More Book Review: Happily Ever Esther by Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter

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Book Review – Digging In by Loretta Nyhan

Digging In by Loretta Nyhan ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Retails for $16 on Amazon. Best read paired with your very own basil plant – or a Blackberry Basil Cocktail 😉 New recipe coming soon! I find it so interesting that once you make a significant life change (most recently for me, switching jobs and job industries) other things… Read More Book Review – Digging In by Loretta Nyhan

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Book Review – The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie

The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie ♥♥♥♥ Retails for $11 on Amazon. Best read with a cold glass of Tipperary Whisky, 750ml retails for $65.  It’s not too often that I pair one of my book recommendations with a side of alcohol, but Catherine McKenzie’s latest novel The Good Liar might cause readers to need a little… Read More Book Review – The Good Liar by Catherine McKenzie

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Book Review – The Closer by Shaz Kahng

The Closer by Shaz Kahng ♥♥♥♥♥Retails for $25, on Amazon. As you might have heard, March was Women’s Month and featured International Women’s Day. It has been so inspiring to see and take part in the conversation that is unfolding for and by women around the world. This has only supplemented the movement that has sprung… Read More Book Review – The Closer by Shaz Kahng

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Book Review – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman ♥♥♥♥♥ Retails for $9, here. Best paired with Good Earth Hathikuli Organic Tea. With three hours of train time each day my commute generously allows for a lot of reading. I’m the type of book worm who needs a physical copy of a book in her hands to enjoy… Read More Book Review – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

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Book Review – It Takes A Tribe: Building The Tough Mudder Movement by Will Dean

It Takes A Tribe: Building The Tough Mudder Movement by Will Dean ♥♥♥♥♥ Retails for $21, here. Best paired with: A butt-kicking workout and some weights. For years, Tough Mudder has been on the outskirts of my subconscious. I knew it existed and I thought I had a vague idea about what it was – a… Read More Book Review – It Takes A Tribe: Building The Tough Mudder Movement by Will Dean

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Book Review: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou ***** Retails for $5, here. Best enjoyed with a cup of Cozy Chamomile tea. Featured nail polish, Essie in “Bikini So Teeny.” I feel like I need to start off by saying that this book is not going to be your typical light and fluffy beach read.… Read More Book Review: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

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Book Review – The Girl In The Peach Tree by Michelle Oucharek-Deo

The Girl In The Peach Tree by Michelle Oucharek-Deo   ♥♥♥♥   Retails for $12.99, here. Tea Pairing: Pure Leaf Black Tea with Peach. Let’s face it. More and more often people are turning to their phones and tablets to pass the time on the Subway, their lunch breaks and during that burst of energy… Read More Book Review – The Girl In The Peach Tree by Michelle Oucharek-Deo