I read a lot of nonfiction anyway, both for paid review and for pleasure. There’s so much to learn. There’s so much that’s good. There’s…just…so…much. … Continue readingBest of My 2018 Reading: Nonfiction Edition with Sarah Reinhard
While I drink enough coffee to drown a fat pony, I also read enough books to weigh that same pony down. Well, it was a lot for me, and a respectable 100+. When Martina heard that I had written about my favorite reads of 2018, … Continue readingBest of My 2018 Reading: Fiction Edition with Sarah Reinhard
She declared it in the middle of my misery like a National Holiday: “It’s ‘Be-Good-to-Allison-Day.’” Yes! Finally! Someone “gets me,” appreciates me, and understands my pain. And she has given me ammunition to confront others in my life: Be good to me! I am worthy of … Continue reading12 Rules for Life: Chapter 2
friendships are an absolutely beautiful and necessary part of life. In a culture that seems to increasingly isolate ourselves, it is important to remember … Continue readingBook Review: Can We Be Friends?
Most people likely know Teresa Tomeo as the intelligent, inquisitive, straight-talking host of the Catholic Connections radio program and a co-host of EWTN’s The Catholic View for Women television show. But in her new book, Beyond Sunday—Becoming a 24/7 Catholic, Tomeo sets aside her decades … Continue readingREVIEW: Beyond Sunday by Teresa Tomeo