Night to Remember
The sinking of the Titanic was avoidable, but the loss of life that night is tragic. The details of that fateful night have been passed on by survivors and compiles in the book A Night to Remember.

A Night to Remember by Walter Lord


Bookseller
In The Bookseller, Kitty wakes up from a vivid dream where she is married and a mother. Her real life couldn’t be any more different – she is a single woman who runs a small bookshop with her best friend, Frieda. The dream is hard to shake but it’s when she keeps goin

The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson


Side Hustle
Chris Guillebeau goes step-by-step on how to figure out a good side hustle idea and then make that idea come alive and thrive.

Side Hustle by Chris Guillebeau



Reading
I am trying to read at a slower pace this year and read books that are already in my house on or my Kindle. I read 9 books in January and two of those were books I already had on hand. The rest were library books (including an audiobook) except for The Tattooist of Auschwitz, which I bought for a book club I started locally.

Sarah Anne’s Bookshelf – January 2019


Tattooist of Auschwitz
The Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the author’s interviews with a man named Lale Sokolov who wanted to talk to someone about what he saw and experienced in Auschwitz after his wife died.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris


Backpack Bear Vodka
A Backpack, A Bear and Eight Cases of Vodka is a memoir that taught me so much about a refugee’s perspective. Lev honestly tells the reader about not just his experiences, but his feelings and how he was deeply affected by the 10 years he spent as a Jew in the USSR.

A Backpack, A Bear and Eight Cases of Vodka by ...




The Baker's Daughter
“We have to stop being afraid of the shadows and realize that the world is made up of shades of gray, light and darkness. Can’t have one without the other.” Reba Adams is sent to interview a German baker in El Paso about how holidays were spent in Germany. When […]

The Baker’s Daughter by Sarah McCoy


Teenager is Not Crazy
Is there any science that can explain teenage behavior? The Clarks explore this idea in Your Teenager is Not Crazy: Understanding Your Teen's Brain Can Make You a Better Parent. Teenagers’ brains are rapidly changing and learning how to process feelings and information. Learning the biology of how teenagers are developing can help parents more readily understand and prepare for the teenage years.

Your Teenager is Not Crazy: Understanding Your Teen’s Brain Can ...



Chasing the Scream
Chasing the Scream explains the history of drugs in America and some other European countries and shares personal stories to explain the ways in which the War on Drugs harms society and how addiction might be more about human connection than powerful drugs.

Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari