You know you're a stay at home mom when your "to read" list can seem overwhelming. You strategize a way to pack in your "words per day," to keep your mind fresh, to check books off your "life reading list" and to most importantly feel connected with the world.
I have really scored big lately on the book front (meaning everything I pick up feels like gold to the last page); reading both "trendy" and of course, my favorite, non-fiction. Here are a few I recommend for 2011.
...nothing like the classics. A haunting tale of life and death. Follow this up with...
If you're not in the mood to get the creeps, but are slightly curious as to the inner workings of circus life, I recommend...
My personal favorite, non-fiction, read by me in 2010...(Jeannette's other best-seller "Glass Castle" is wonderful as well)...
...and because I have re-discovered my LOVE of 10th grade writing exercises, this book has given me something to write about...not that its going anywhere...literally, Ms. Goldberg pushes your envelope with mind exercises!
There you have it, my last couple months worth of reading. I've squeezed in the "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series, along with "Great Expectations" and a few others that weren't as remarkable. Currently on my Nook is "A New Earth," by Eckhart Tolle. I wasn't quite ready for it when Oprah jumped on the band-wagon a few years ago, but an older and wiser me is ready to slow down for a soul-searching (rather ego abolishing) read.
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