Sitting Pretty by Rebekah Taussig

Cori’s Pick: Sitting Pretty by Rebekah Taussig Perception is an interesting thing.  A coworker once told me, ‘…their perception is their reality.’  It’s amazing how long this simple insight has stuck with me.  Although we are all here on Earth living our lives together, we simultaneously live in our own realities, which differ greatly; and…

The Adventurer’s Son

Cori’s Pick: The Adventurer’s Son by Roman Dial  The Adventurer’s Son is a memoir, written by Roman Dial.  Roman is a professor, biologist, legendary Alaskan explorer, and National Geographic Explorer.  And until the publication of this book (February 2020), the only other book he had written was a how-to guide on packrafting. Roman and his…

Dear Girls

Cori’s Pick: Dear Girls by Ali Wong Comedian Ali Wong has gifted us this book of unfiltered letters to her young daughters and I think we all need to thank her.  Full disclosure: it’s vulgar in places and at times it made me blush, but it’s totally real and I loved it!  She talks about…

438 Days

Cori’s Pick: 438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea by Jonathan Franklin. 438 Days.  No, this is not my projection of how long I believe our daily lives will be altered by our current ‘situation’.  HOWEVER,  I do think it’s ironic that the day the Library ended up having to close to…

Educated

Cori’s Pick: Educated by Tara Westover Wow.  For every page I turned in this book, that was my reaction….just, wow. Tara Westover’s new memoir, Educated will make you realize what it truly means to prevail.  To overcome.  To succeed….even though Tara herself did not often feel triumphant. Tara was born on a mountain in rural…

A Beautiful, Terrible Thing

Sara’s Pick: A Beautiful, Terrible Thing by Jen Waite Three weeks after their daughter is born, a young woman who’s head over heels in love with her husband discovers he’s having an affair. In this memoir, she looks for answers to her questions of how everything went wrong only to discover that her husband is…