Birthing From Within – Pam England

Goodreads Synopsis: Here is a holistic approach to childbirth that examines this profound rite-of-passage not as a medical event but as an act of self-discovery. Exercises and activities such as journal writing, meditation, and painting will help mothers analyze their thoughts and face their fears during pregnancy. For use during birth, the book offers proven techniques… Continue reading Birthing From Within – Pam England


New Natural Pregnancy – Janet Balaskas

Goodreads Synopsis: New Natural Pregnancy helps expectant mothers enjoy the experience of pregnancy and take responsibility for their own health and that of the baby. It is a refreshingly clear and practical guide to diet, lifestyle and exercise for a healthy pregnancy, with natural self-help treatments for the common physical and emotional ailments that may arise.… Continue reading New Natural Pregnancy – Janet Balaskas

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them – The Original Screenplay

Goodreads Synopsis: When Magizoologist Newt Scamander arrives in New York, he intends his stay to be just a brief stopover. However, when his magical case is misplaced and some of Newt's fantastic beasts escape, it spells trouble for everyone… Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them marks the screenwriting debut of J.K. Rowling, author of the… Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them – The Original Screenplay

Malala’s Magic Pencil – By Malala Yousafzai

Goodreads Synopsis: As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning. But as she grew older, Malala saw that there were more important things to wish for.… Continue reading Malala’s Magic Pencil – By Malala Yousafzai

Nonfiction Reads for November

Cannibalism - By Bill Schutt: Find on Amazon and Goodreads. I ended up enjoying this book more than I thought I would. Afterall it's about cannibalism. But Schutt has a really great writing style that makes this nonfiction book easy to read and keeps the topic light and interesting. Don't get me wrong, it still… Continue reading Nonfiction Reads for November

3 Poetry Reads From My Year

Goodreads Synopsis: “It is not an exaggeration to say that the death of Larry Levis in 1996—of a heart attack at 49—sent a shock wave through the ranks of American poetry. Not only was Levis a good friend to many poets (not simply of his own generation but of many poets older and younger as well),… Continue reading 3 Poetry Reads From My Year