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Book Review: The Geography of Bliss

Book No. 4: The Geography of Bliss Author: Eric Weiner Big Picture Where is the happiest place on earth? Is it Switzerland? Netherlands? Qatar? India? Iceland? America? or somewhere else entirely? That is the question, the author, a former NPR journalist sets out to answer. A total of ten countries sum up this book and… Continue reading Book Review: The Geography of Bliss

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Book Review: One Summer Day in Rome

Book No. 3: One Summer Day in Rome Author: Mark Lamprell Big Picture There are three parallel stories that take place over the course of a day and half in Rome. The stories are not related to one another, except that they occur in the same day and in the same city. [Do not want… Continue reading Book Review: One Summer Day in Rome

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Book Review: Braving the Wilderness

Book No. 2: Braving the Wilderness by Brene Brown Author: Brene Brown Big Picture As human beings, we want to belong; even the most independent of us. This book explains how important and challenging it can be to first belong to oneself. It really gets to the crux of some of the social issues we… Continue reading Book Review: Braving the Wilderness

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Book Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Book no. 1: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Author: Mark Manson While keeping up with my book club reads, I thought I would do a mini review of each of the books I read on the blog. This will allow me to look back at any big takeaways I had from the… Continue reading Book Review: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

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2017 Reading Challenge – Calling all Bookworms

Are you a bookworm? If so, then you MUST check out Pop Sugar's 2017 Reading Challenge. As a huge book lover, but one who doesn't get nearly enough time to read, I thought partaking in this challenge would be the perfect push I need to ensure I'm reading...ALL year! So I've decided to join and… Continue reading 2017 Reading Challenge – Calling all Bookworms

Books, Daily/Monthly Recommendations

Daily Recommendation: The Girl on the Train

To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. July 29: The Girl on the Train I'm trying to read a book (or two) per week while I'm resting my foot at home this summer. The Girl on the Train has been the latest read and just like you would… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: The Girl on the Train

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Daily Recommendation: Litographs

To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. April 26: Litographs Are you a bookworm? Do you have a bookworm in your life? Looking for a gift for them? or yourself? Then, you must visit Litographs. It's a site that has books (entire books) on t-shirts, posters, tote bags,… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: Litographs

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Daily Recommendation: If You Can’t Travel, READ!

To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. April 4: If You Can't Travel, READ! I'm an avid traveler and I used to be an avid reader; it's unfortunately becoming more and more difficult to find time for the latter. But, recently I made a decision to read one book… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: If You Can’t Travel, READ!

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Daily Recommendation: 7 Day Compilation

I am so sorry for the lack of daily recommendation posts over the last two weeks (!!), but I've been on travel and super busy which has led to a seriously (and inexcusable) lapse in posts. So, I thought I would do a multi-day recommendation post instead (in an attempt to catch up). And I promise… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: 7 Day Compilation

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Daily Recommendation: Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

To watch my daily recommendations on Snapchat, be sure to follow me at “SaadiaExplores”. February 18: Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling Mindy Kaling is incredibly hilarious, smart and witty all while being incredibly relatable, down to earth and honest. Her memoir will take you through the recent years of her journey (you have to… Continue reading Daily Recommendation: Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling