Book Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

After a few weeks off the wagon, I finally hopped back on the reading train!...more

Better in the Morning: Guest Posts & Interviews

Guest Post on Chick Lit Club ConnectI describe Better in the Morning as Sex and the City meets Ghost. If you're a believer like me, you know these five things to be true: Click here to read my guest post on ChickLit Club Connect entitled Will all of the believers please stand up?...more

Tell Your Book Club

 I exchange books with fellow readers who love nonfiction. We only share the best books among us. I finished one book recently that I lent out within days of closing the cover. Partly because I want to discuss it with other readers. Just like after a great movie, you want to talk about the plot and characters and share your thoughts about what you just watched. Same thing.  The book is Just Keep Rowing by Katie Spotz. It's a true story about a 20-something girl who rows across the ocean solo in a special tiny boat. It took her 3 months. ...more February Blogger Book Club Link Up!

It's hard to believe it's already the end of February. I can't say I'm upset though. It's been a long month. It feels like we've been suffering through the longest winter ever. I guess in a way we have since we've gotten a year's worth of snow IN A MONTH!Moving on....more

Sensational Selections for Your Book Club

Howdy Bookworms!You know that feeling when it's your turn to choose a book for book club and you're freaking out because you don't know what to pick? I've got you covered! I've made a list of fool proof choices for your next meeting, thanks to a prompt from The Broke and the Bookish. It's Top Ten Tuesday time, y'all!...more

Building Vocabulary: 2015 Hump Day Book Club Reading List

Happy Friday!...more
Hi Lauren, Love your post and the book covers, I need to do this! I recently posted our book ...more

Fall Break Book List

Fall Break is a beautiful thing for teachers. Don't get me wrong, I looooooove my kiddos (obviously), but after 9 weeks of meetings and planning and more meetings and projects and more meetings, I was not going to argue with a whole week off! Woohoo! And when we go back Monday, it'll be the countdown to Thanksgiving! (Where is the year going?!)I decided to make good use of my break and spend my days lazily reading in my bed, on my couch, in the coffee shop, and even outside in the superb fall weather! Here's what I picked to fill my Fall Break:...more

Book Club Selections: A Cheat Sheet

Howdy Bookworms!Show of hands, how many of y’all are in a book club (you know, in real life?) How many of you book clubbers get sweaty palms just thinking about the pressure that comes with choosing the next read for your club? Fear not, my friends, today I’m providing you with a handy cheat sheet for selecting a winning book!...more

Summer Fun in Dana Point

When I created Adventures of Empty Nesters, I intentionally defined the word adventure as "anything that you wanted to write about"....more

Introducing The Girls Who Read Book Club

This week was the first week of an online book club I started called "The Girls Who Read" featuring entertaining and interesting books we love. I know most of you love to read, so feel free to jump into the club at any time. I hope you'll email me any ideas or suggestions on what we should read next. (For more info, scroll down to the FAQ section.)...more