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Great Audible Audiobooks

If you’re anything like me, you probably love to read but get distracted by, well, life. This post is all about how I use audiobooks to nourish my desire to read during times that I can’t quite sit still. Read more about this and get my favorite Audible audiobooks recommendations here!

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Great Books to Read in the Fall

Fall is my favorite season for a variety of reasons — the clothes, the food, the theoretical chill in the air — and it’s really no surprise that many of my favorite books are tied to the season. I put together a concise list of seven great reads to get you into the autumn — and Halloween — spirit. Whether you’re looking for spooky or romantic, classic or contemporary, I’m sure you’ll find an enticing title here!

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My Current Loves: 24th Edition

Welcome to the Cats & Coffee My Current Loves series! This edition features four things that stand out in the last month for me: Buddy Brew cold brew iced coffee, the Hair Edit’s Curated Collection of hair tools and accessories, Rachel Monroe’s Savage Appetites, and Cursed on Netflix. Read on for details!

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Books to Read if You Like History: Best Fiction Books for History Lovers

Are you a history lover? Explore my list of best fiction books for history lovers, featuring recommendations set in the Middle Ages all the way up to the early 20th century.

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Great Free Audiobooks from the Audible Plus Catalog

I’m a big fan of Audible, and have been a member on-and-off for a few years at this point. The Audible Plus Catalog is a newer benefit to the monthly membership, featuring a ton of audiobooks, podcasts, and Audible originals that you can listen to on top of your monthly credits. There are tons of great options in there, particularly in the history and non-fiction genre. Explore the best free history, non-fiction, and classic literature content from Audible Plus!

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My Current Loves: 21st Edition

Welcome back to the Cats & Coffee My Current Loves series. This edition features four things that stand out in the last month for me: Prickly Thistle’s little tartan pouch, Lulu Organics Hair Powder, Country Bathhouse Bath Bombs, and Obama’s latest memoir, A Promised Land.

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My Current Loves: 19th Edition

Welcome back to the Cats & Coffee My Current Loves series. This edition features four things that stand out in the last month for me: my new clean beauty favorite Kosas Revealer Concealer, Chariteas’ Herbal Infusion Tea Flight, the Great British Baking Show, and Antonia Fraser’s Warrior Queens!

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Feminist Books to Motivate & Empower

I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that I am already pretty worn down from the 2020 presidential election. If we’re being honest, I’ve been pretty worn down since 2016. So, if you’re like me and need a boost, here are some great reads to help build you up again.

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Great Books to Read in the Summer

For a while now, I’ve been on a non-fiction kick when it comes to reading. I love reading about historical people and events. But when I finished my last non-fiction read, I began to look back over some old favorites of mine. This compilation of great books to read in the summer comes in part from revisiting old favorites, as well as a desire to read summer-inspired fiction. I hope you find a new favorite — or revisit an old one — here!

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Book Review: The Hidden Power of F*cking Up, by the Try Guys

The Try Guys, four YouTubers who got their start at Buzzfeed before breaking off into their own production company, are not strangers to failing. They’ve failed in a variety of ways in their lives, as they make clear in their 2019 book. The Hidden Power of F*cking Up is a funny, quick read that struck me as surprisingly poignant at times. Read the full book review here!

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