Book Review: The Opposite of Fate, by Alison McGhee

This week, I read the book The Opposite of Fate, by Alison McGhee for the 2020 reading challenge that I am participating in. This is the second book that I am reading for the reading challenge. The first was The Beekeeper of Aleppo, by Christy Lefteri, and you can find the review here. Title: The […]

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Book Review: The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

(This blog post contains Amazon Affiliate Links. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn a small commission, at no extra cost to you). A week ago, I blogged about my intention of participating in a reading challenge. You can find the list of books that I plan to read here. The first book on that […]

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10 Sizzling Books to Read Before the End of 2020

Let’s be honest. Between work and motherhood, I hardly have much time to read. But I want to change that. We are nearly halfway through October, of the Covid-19 year. We are only two months away from 2021 (I wonder what 2021 will bring). I don’t want these last two months to be in vain. […]

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Book Review: Look Again by Lisa Scottoline

(This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. As an Amazon associate, I may earn a small commission from any purchases made through these links). I first read this book five years ago. I can’t remember where I bought it. It was probably at Walmart or Target. I remember seeing the cover and then reading the summary […]

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5 Top Things You Must Do Before Sitting Down to Write a Book

So, you’ve done it! You’ve decided that you want to write a book. You sit down at your desk, in front of your computer, fingers poised over the keyboard, but then you pause. You stop. You think. All you have is a wish, a want, and a dream. You want to create. You want to […]

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The Five Best Hobbies To Do While Social Distancing

Summer 2020 is an interesting summer. It is probably the most interesting summer that I’ve ever experienced during my entire life. With the Coronavirus pandemic rearing its ugly head and the new social distancing and mask requirements, many people have been forced to stay indoors as much as possible. During the summer, the norm is […]

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Book Review: My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

(Note: There are Amazon affiliate links in this post. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn commissions from qualifying purchases) I first read My Sister’s Keeper when I was about thirteen or fourteen. I remember sitting on my bedroom floor, engrossed in its world and characters. I didn’t get up until I had finished reading it, […]

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What It’s Like Being Hapa in America: Part One

For as long as I can remember, my mom described America similar to how most foreigners of her generation did: as a place where people can go to achieve their dreams. America is a place where people of many different races live together. In theory, this is great. But practically, this is far from the […]

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Book Review: Love Without Borders

(Note: There are Amazon affiliate links in this post. As an Amazon Associate, I may earn commissions from qualifying purchases) I recently read a book called Love Without Borders, by Angela Braniff. She is also the creator of the YouTube channel This Gathered Nest, where she vlogs about her big family, motherhood, and homeschooling. So, of […]

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5 Things You Really Don’t Need for Baby

Recently, I published a blog post about the five most essential things for baby. Today, I’d like to give you the top 5 things that you really don’t need for a newborn baby. I didn’t realize this before I had my child, but the baby industry sells a lot of things for baby in an […]

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