What’s up in my real life: November 2018. If you’d like to know, keep reading.
Welcome to the NYC book club! Please note: you do NOT have to live in NYC to participate. We will be hosting all of our discussions over instagram!
So, here’s how it will work. Each month, I’m choosing a book for us to read together. This is a book I also haven’t read yet. I’ll be posting about my progress in my instagram stories and then we’ll discuss on instagram at the end of the month. Finally, I’ll be sharing a wrap up review to the blog, including both my own opinions and the opinions of my fellow readers! You can share your progress with me using the hashtag: #readwithbookgirl.
Without further ado, here is our December choice! Continue reading
Next week, we’ll talk books. But for today, it’s candles, sequins, Glossier, and more!
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday – four days of family time with a side of delicious food? Sign me up. Here are some of my favorite recent reads about families – the ones you can’t life with and the ones you can’t life without.
Hello! Happy weekend before Thanksgiving. For the past few years, this weekend has been lovingly known amongst millennials as “Friendsgiving.” Say what you will about our generation, but we know how to celebrate our closest friends. On that note, here are a few of my favorite recent reads that feature stories of friendship.
Thank you to the ever wonderful Kelsey Manning at Touchstone Books for my copy of This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps. All thoughts and images are my own.
Title: This Will Only Hurt a Little
Author: Busy Philipps
Pub date: October 16, 2018
Read if you like: laughing, crying, people who are just freaking real. Celebrity memoirs with heart, like Bossypants and Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?. Continue reading
One huge massive shoutout to my wonderful friend Heather for gifting me this book on my last birthday. Heather and I met this past May and she just gets me. Her passing of this book to me on a special occasion just shows the level to which that is true.
Title: Places I Stopped on the Way Home
Author: Meg Fee
Genre: Essay collection
Pub date: May 3, 2018
Read if you like: falling in love, NYC, falling out of love, hope. Continue reading