Flourish by Martin E.P. Seligman

In the last couple of months, I’ve been reading and learning about positive psychology and happiness in general. I did not get much out of Flourish. I sincerely doubt that on its own it helps many people flourish. The base idea is good, I think. The PERMA concept is what …

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sara Vaughan

Anatomy of a Scandal is a very timely courtroom drama. Just a warning, there is going to be a minor spoiler here. I don’t think I can help it. Handsome, charming James, a┬áJunior Home Office Minister, is accused of rape by an ex-lover. Sophie is his wife who believes, at …

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan

I admit it – I picked up Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore based mostly on the title and cover. I have trouble passing up mysteries centered in bookstores. While it was not really what I expected, I enjoyed it. I expected a lighter mystery, more cozy. While not gory …

Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song by Sara Bareilles

I enjoy Sara Bareilles’ songs. I just do. They make me want to sing along, which is why I picked this audio up from the library. Sara reads this collection of 8 essays and sing pieces of a few of her songs along the way. It’s like talking to an …