Jenny loves to share what she’s reading! Below, find reviews of her favorite reads.
“There is beauty calling to us everyday, every hour, but we are rarely in a position to listen....If we don’t silence ourselves--if our mind, our body, are full of noise--then we can’t hear beauty’s call.” So begins this remarkable and accessible book about how to really live the moments that are given to us. If you’re like me, you have an internal radio that never shuts off, and it’s not healthy--to keep consuming our own thoughts like a cow chewing its own cud. According to the author, … [Read more...] about Silence
I HEART this book. You know those books that as you read them you have to pause and look up to process the beauty or poignancy of what you've just read? This is such a book. It's filled with her essays on how nature and books saved her life, her admiration of Whitman, Wordsworth, and Poe, and her beautiful observations of everyday experiences told in breathtaking beauty and insight. … [Read more...] about Upstream
I read this almost in a day. Definitely a mind-blowing, page-turning thriller. It explores the idea of how one decision, one thought, one act can change the trajectory of one's life. What if you could go back in time and reverse your destiny? … [Read more...] about Dark Matter
Loved this! Former army intelligence officer Dan Chase has lived in a small Vermont town with his two dogs for 35 years. A widower, he's been in hiding after allegedly stealing $20 million during a mission in Libya. He's been preparing to have to make a run for it for decades when he notices an unfamiliar car trolling his neighborhood. This is it. They've found him, and he's suddenly off and running, with his two wonderful dogs (don't worry--they're safe), his multiple identities (think … [Read more...] about The Old Man