Category: Book Stuff

100 Books To Read In Your Lifetime

    I was snooping browsing around and found this link to the list of Amazons 100 books to read in a lifetime.  I thought the list looked interesting and being a sucker curious about such things I decided to try this myself.  Thank…

First Book Of The Year 2018

Thank you to everyone who sent in your first book pics of the year.  This is absolutely one of my favorite posts to put up each year and the fact that it is the first post each year….  even better. The following are the…

First Book Of The Year – The Tradition Continues

  Fifth year.  I LOVE First book so much.  This tradition for me goes further back than the 5 years I have opened up to the reading world here on Book Journey.  I am THRILLED to be doing it again and thank you to…

Books, Burgers,and Brews: The Circle by Dave Eggers

I am a gazillion posts behind and I have so much to share!  Books Burgers and Brews has been going strong since October…  this was the idea of having a Book Club in a public venue and Friends of the Brainerd Public Library hosting…

The Grief Books… A Shelf of Tears and Love

Books. They serve many purposes.  They take us on adventures.  They teach us.  They make us laugh and cry and think and dream… In April of 2015 after Justin’s accident, friends sent me what you are seeing above and what has come to be…

When Land Mines Turn Into Speed Bumps

It is Christmas morning.  I am sitting here in a very quiet house and I am reflecting on the past year… the past two years…  and how different things are now. Christmas 2014 was our last Christmas as a full family.  Christmas Eve Justin…

The Fall Book Sale – CHOOSE my Next Read and YOU get the book

I know – I know…. MIA  AGAIN.  What is with me?  First up – thank you to everyone who has sent my messages letting me know I am missed and valued.  As if I wasn’t already missing posting here like I used to…. that…

Morning Meanderings…. Inspiration.

Did you know? Did you know that I have been writing on this little space of internet since 2009? Is that not crazy? There have been times when I wonder if Book Journey is something I want to continue as I never dreamed when…

Catching Up And Inviting YOU For Coffee

LOL.  I do really like this picture of me.  It has just the right dopey relaxed look that I seem to have trouble finding these days. I also felt this picture was good introduction to today’s post.  LONG over due post by the way…..how…

The Total Package by Stephanie Evanovich

Tyson Palmer has the world by the tail.   He has a winning arm, a promising football career, and is on track for that Super Bowl ring.  And then, with an addiction to alcohol and pain killers and a night that throws his marriage and…

The Opposite Of Everyone by Joshilyn Jackson

Paula Voss was born in Alabama to a free-spirited woman, Kai, who had a love for Hindu Mythology to point of extreme.  Paula’s birth name, Kali Jai had deep meaning in Hindu legend, but this was a name that Paula gave up when she…

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens

Joe Talbert is a College student with an assignment.  He must interview a stranger and write a biography of that person’s life.  Having procrastinated on getting started mainly due to his college work load, a mother with a lack of parenting skills, and an…