Book Reviews/Essays

I like to read. A lot. Sometimes I read a book — usually fiction — enjoy it, put it away, and move on to the next book. Sometimes I learned so much from a book, keep thinking about questions raised by it, or want to connect with others about my own experiences with this topic. So I’ve been writing a lot about books.

Honestly, I’m not sure if what I’m writing are personal essays that are inspired by a book or if I’m actually writing book reviews. They’re a little bit of each, I suppose.

1. Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us by Christine Gross-Loh


2. One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being One by Lauren Sandler

3.Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong-and What You Really Need to Know by Emily Oster

4.How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

5.Friendfluence: The Surprising Ways Friends Make Us Who We Are by Carlin Flora

6.Home Is Where the School Is: The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering by Jennifer Lois

7.Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

8. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

9. Early Decision: Based on a True Frenzy by Lacy Crawford

10. Playing to Win by Hilary Levey Friedman

11. Maxed Out: American Moms on the Brink by Katrina Alcorn alcornquote

12. Ready For Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood by Kate Hopper

13. Mother Daughter Me by Katie Hafner

14. A Lady in France by Jennie Goutet

15. The Good Mother Myth, edited by Avital Nathman

16. The Beauty Experiment by Phoebe Baker Hyde

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