favreadsSo, I read 34 books last year. I'm kinda proud of myself. For a gal with 3 kids, a job, a super busy husband, and all the laundry that goes along with the above mentioned things, its kinda a big deal. Just sayin'....... But what you really want to know is, what books would I recommend? I'm so glad you asked!

Best writer ever?

Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are. You haven't lived unitl you've read this book.

Best fiction read?

What Alice Forgot. I don't read much fiction. I couldn't put this down.

My go-to gal for bugdets?

The Money Saving Mom's Budget: Slash Your Spending, Pay Down Your Debt, Streamline Your Life, and Save Thousands a Year. A great read even if you do stalk her blog daily (....not that I do that).

Make you want to move to Africa and rock little babies?

Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption. I want to be like her. Her passion for her faith is incredible. Prepare to be AMAZED.

Laugh out loud and change your life at the same time?

7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess. Jen Hatmaker is a gifted commiunicator. Read this book.

Need help with time management?

Tell Your Time: How to Manage Your Schedule So You Can Live Free. Super practical and easy to read. This book has transformed my daily routine. I loved it.

Secretly facinated with French culture?

Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting. A story of an American mother raising her family in France. So good.

Want to live a different life?

Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World. Bob Goff has the BEST stories. A captivating and moving book.

Did you have any favorite books this year?