It’s that time of year again! My favorite books I read in 2016! I read enough (and am undiscerning enough in my book choices) that at times I can’t remember what a book I read last January was even about. Thank goodness for Goodreads where I can keep track of what I read, otherwise these annual lists… Read More Best reads of 2016: nonfiction
“Have you heard of Glennon Doyle Melton?” my friend asked me one day last month. I hadn’t. She followed up by telling me she’s the founder of Momastery, which I’d heard of and assumed was a “mommy blog,” and yes I was a touch judgmental about what I thought air-quotes-mommy-blogs are. My kidless self made some assumptions… Read More What I’m reading: Carry On, Warrior
Friends. This book. I don’t even know where to start about this book. This book got passed around my friend group like wildfire. I’d heard about it for a couple of years, but never got around to buying it (and let’s be honest, I love my public library but they’re not quick to buy Christian… Read More What I’m reading: Bread & Wine
2015 was a year for the books. No really. I read a ton of books. This past year, I had a goal to read 70 books. That’s a lot, more than one a week. I knew some of it would be in spurts – on vacation I average one a day, while during busy work… Read More Top five nonfiction reads of 2015
You guys. YOU GUYS. Earlier this year, I read a really great book about calling and life and following Jesus, and you should all go read it. I work with college students, am married to a law student, and find myself squarely in young adulthood, so I am constantly having conversations with others about calling,… Read More Book review: Work, Play, Love
So, a preface. I don’t read a lot of nonfiction for entertainment. Most of the nonfiction I read is either faith-growing, professionally helpful, or travel books. Therefore it of course feels a bit strange really to choose a top five of those three diverse categories – do I have separate categories for each, or make sure… Read More Top five nonfiction reads of 2014
Hi. my name is Emma, and I struggle with busyness. I’m in a busy phase of life. I didn’t believe people when they said planning a wedding takes over your life. I thought, I’m a pretty organized and pretty laid-back person. Planning a wedding will be a lot of work, but nothing too crazy. Oh,… Read More Got grace?