No Regrets: Adventuring Through Life by Linda McDermott No Regrets is the story of how one woman travels all seven continents in an effort to grow from the small, Midwestern beliefs with which she’d been raised. Linda leads the reader through an inspirational memoir including adventures that once seemed out of reach—from washing elephants in Nepal to working (twice) in Antarctica—all the while learning … Read More No Regrets: Adventuring Through Life
Will It Fly? by Pat Flynn Stop rushing into businesses born from half-baked ideas, misguided theories, and other forms of self-delusion. A lack of proper validation kills more businesses than anything else. As Joel Barker says, “Speed is only useful if you’re running in the right direction.” Will It Fly? will help you make sure you are clear for takeoff. It answers questions like: … Read More Will It Fly?
Leapfrog: The New Revolution for Women Entrepreneurs by Nathalie Molina Niño Think the most critical factor for becoming a great entrepreneur is grit, risk-taking, or technical skills? Think again. Despite what every other business book might say, historical data show the real secret ingredients to getting ahead in business are being rich, white, and male. Until now. Leapfrog is the decades-overdue startup bible for the rest … Read More Leapfrog
Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller Donald Miller’s StoryBrand process is a proven solution to the struggle business leaders face when talking about their businesses. This revolutionary method for connecting with customers provides readers with the ultimate competitive advantage, revealing the secret for helping their customers understand the compelling benefits of using their products, ideas, or services. Building a StoryBrand does this by teaching readers the … Read More Building a StoryBrand
Enjoying this new series? I’ll be back next week with the latest rumblings in the literary world! * Buzzfeed put out a list of 18 great dystopian novels and I have to agree…I’ve read most on the list! * Check out Nylon’s list of the best books of summer 2018 here. * Female authors share the books they read when they’re angry. * For … Read More 18 Great Dystopian Novels and Other Bookish News
2016 IN REVIEW: 2016 was a lot of things to a lot of people, but one thing it was to me personally was The Year of the Good Book. I may have had whiplash from the terrible things, bad news, and even worse luck that rained down on us this year, but at least I had many wonderful books for comfort! HOW MANY BOOKS … Read More 2016: The Year of the Good Book
As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic: top ten favorite books I read before I was a blogger. Some of these I’ve actually gone on to a review, but a few I haven’t. 1. East of Eden by John Steinbeck 2. The Passage by Justin Cronin 3. Firebringer by David Clement Davies 4. The Shadow of the … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books From Before I Was a Blogger
The Devil’s Highway: A True Story by Luis Alberto Urrea So many illegal immigrants die in the desert Southwest of the U.S. that only notorious catastrophes make headlines. Urrea reconstructs one such incident in the Sonoran Desert, the ordeal of sun and thirst of two dozen men in May 2001, half of whom suffered excruciating deaths. They came from Vera Cruz; their so-called guide … Read More The Devil’s Highway