Rising Strong ~ Brene Brown

Rating: 5/5 Rising Strong takes Daring Greatly up a notch. Brown has this trajectory to her research on vulnerability that she begins in Daring Greatly, progresses in Braving the Wilderness, and culminates in Rising Strong. Likely there will be more, and variation on the same vulnerability research, but for now this is the way the … Continue reading Rising Strong ~ Brene Brown

Talking to Strangers ~ Malcolm Gladwell

Rating: 4/5 Talking to Strangers is not necessarily what you think it's about if you're just reading this title. This is not about how to learn to talk to new people better, or tips for coping with anxiety when meeting new people. This is more a book exploring some of the reasons why we as … Continue reading Talking to Strangers ~ Malcolm Gladwell

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams ~ Matthew Walker

Happy Book Birthday to Why We Sleep! I'm always looking to learn more about my sleep patterns and how I can improve them, since I spent a good chunk of my life unable to sleep. This book has a lot of information, but a lot of what's there is the common sense kind of stuff … Continue reading Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams ~ Matthew Walker

Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports ~ James Patterson

Date Completed: 5/26/2016 The third installment starts out with a bang. Max is on the quest to save the world with new leads on how to even begin. They have visited the Site headquarters in Florida, but that's not the body of the Hydra, so to speak, just one of many heads. However, tensions are … Continue reading Maximum Ride: Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports ~ James Patterson