I just finished reading Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant’s book called Option B. I found it so moving (on my Kindle) that I immediately went and bought a paper edition that I hope to lend to a few friends who are struggling. Now, I understand that there are those who did not enjoy this book.… Read More What If You Can’t Have Option A?
Happy New Year! The most important question for the new year is….what should you read first? As promised, here is my complete list of 2018 reads. I love how Goodreads keeps track of the books that I read – since I barely remember if I’ve finished something or what it was called. I’m one of… Read More 100 + Books from 2018
People like to use the end of the year to reflect on all sorts of things. They reflect about their weight loss (or gain); they reflect about the fun they had during the year or the money they made (or lost), etc. I like to reflect on….books! Of course! And Goodreads makes it really easy… Read More 18 Of My Favorites Books From 2018
As many of you know, I love to read. I’m always interested in book suggestions and love hearing what everyone is reading. A number of years ago, I discovered Cathy Lamb’s quirky and playful writing style and found her to be very accessible on Facebook. I felt like I’d made it the first time that… Read More Was the Marriage Really a Lie?
The last two months have certainly had a lot of excitement for my family, but I still made plenty of time for reading! So, let’s jump right in with my recommendations. I would love to hear your thoughts and suggestions as well. Books I Loved I read some outrageously incredible books this time. The first… Read More Romi’s Reading Round-Up: November and December 2017
I had a busy two months of reading and I realized, after looking over this list, that I read some truly fantastic novels this time. I have wonderful things to recommend, so I hope you will enjoy! Books I Loved The Nix by Nathan Hill: I had no idea what to expect when I started… Read More Romi’s Reading Round-Up: September-October 2017
While some people read a lot while they are on vacation, I do not. I know this seems counter-intuitive, but by the time I finish a day of chasing the kids around Vermont or Yosemite, I’ve cobbled together food in our hotel room or apartment and I’ve gotten everyone to bathe, all that I want… Read More Romi’s Reading Round-Up for August 2017
I have a lot of fun books to share this time! But first, I want to discuss subscribing to the blog. As I mentioned in my last post, I just moved over to WordPress. In doing so, I lost my subscribers, and I’d love for people to get notified when I write a new blog… Read More Romi’s Reading Round-Up for June and July
Since I wrote my last reading round-up in January, I have read some amazing books – and some really bad ones. As you get ready for Spring Break, Easter, or Passover, I figured it would be great to have a new book to enjoy! Here is the rundown of my latest finds. Books I Loved… Read More Romi’s Reading Round-Up for February and March 2017
This year, I’m going to try to write a book review at the end of each month. That’s assuming, of course, that I’ve read enough books in the month to make it worthwhile. I’ve noticed a pattern in my reading. I’ve developed quite an affinity for the older-man-who-struggles-and-overcomes-odds type of book. Is that a genre?… Read More Romi’s Reading Round-Up: January 2017