Let’s Start A Book Club + My 4 Latest Reads

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This May Just Be The Best Idea Ever! 

Yesterday I was on a call with my management team and we were going over all sorts of content ideas for 2019.  Of course, I came prepared with tons of ideas, but after I rattled off all of my seemingly brilliant thoughts, they said, pretty much in unison, “Okay, but we think you should start a book club!” and I was like, “um YEEEESSS!!”  Also, “why didn’t I think of that?”

So here I am a mere 24 hrs later bringing this idea straight to the source,  what do ya say… should we start a girly book club?

I think it could be so much fun and honestly, I’ve already done some research and have a book lined up for February if you’re into it! 😉 #peerpressure

So let’s just say for kicks and giggles you were into the idea, here’s what I’m thinking…

I pick a book (or we do a poll and collectively pick a book for the month) and we all commit to reading or listening (audio book TOTALLY counts)! We can do a mid-month check-ins, and I can make all sorts of fun downloads and instagram story templates for us to share what we are reading and how many stars you’re rating it, etc… SO FUN, RIGHT?! 

Okay, well, clearly I’m already sold on the book club idea, so stay tuned for more details!

 

My Latest Reads

Sophia Of Silicon Valley

Just finished this one and I really, really liked it! I would 100% recommend it, plus, you’ll recognize the characters, which is fun! 

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One Day in December

Legitimately loved this book. I loved the ending and was in suspense up until the very last page.  It’s thoughtfully written and I am putting it on my must read list!

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The Stylist

I didn’t hate it but I didn’t totally love it… if you know what I mean. It took me a while to finish it! But would make a great beach book!

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Rush

This was such a great read and I can’t recommend it enough. It had me laughing and crying. It’s a must read.

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48 Comments

  1. Kris Hurt
    January 18, 2019 / 7:11 am

    I would LOVE to be a part of this book club. Please keep me posted!

  2. Suzzanne
    January 18, 2019 / 7:24 am

    YES!!! I’m in!!!

  3. Karen
    January 18, 2019 / 7:40 am

    Love the idea of a book club!

  4. Tammy
    January 18, 2019 / 7:42 am

    I’m in!!!❤️

  5. January 18, 2019 / 7:58 am

    Love this idea! Audiobooks are my go-to in the car! I’m so in!

  6. Becca
    January 18, 2019 / 8:23 am

    Great idea and sounds like a fun way to spend my snowy winter months!

  7. Kaylee
    January 18, 2019 / 8:33 am

    Yes!! Would so love to be in a book club! I feel like I’m always reading theological or business books and it would be so fun to read some fun fiction books. I listened to the audio version of One day in December recently and LOVED it!

  8. Beth
    January 18, 2019 / 8:38 am

    Great idea. In!

  9. CorrieMae
    January 18, 2019 / 8:59 am

    Yay ours love to be part of the book club.

  10. Alisha
    January 18, 2019 / 9:00 am

    I am 100% IN!!!!!!!!!!

  11. Bailey
    January 18, 2019 / 9:03 am

    Yes, yes, yes!!!

  12. Megan Goodman
    January 18, 2019 / 9:12 am

    I’m in!

  13. Becky
    January 18, 2019 / 9:19 am

    Am in!

  14. Kelly
    January 18, 2019 / 9:24 am

    So in for this!

  15. Ashley
    January 18, 2019 / 9:24 am

    I’m in! I always come straight to your blog when I’m looking for a new book recommendation. YAY!

  16. Kelsey
    January 18, 2019 / 10:56 am

    I would love it if you did a book club! I read all of your recs for winter/Christmas reading and absolutely loved each one!

  17. Annamarie
    January 18, 2019 / 11:18 am

    YES! I already read the books you suggest and I absolutely love your picks so a book club is an added bonus!!

  18. January 18, 2019 / 11:38 am

    Yes! This is such a fabulous idea! I’m so in!

  19. Deanna
    January 18, 2019 / 1:03 pm

    Yes! Haley and I are in!

  20. Karen Garren
    January 18, 2019 / 1:52 pm

    I’m interested! Love a good read and a fun community to share thoughts.

  21. Jenna
    January 18, 2019 / 2:23 pm

    Love it! I’d love to join in!

  22. Jessica S
    January 18, 2019 / 2:25 pm

    Yes! Count me in!!!

  23. Darla
    January 18, 2019 / 3:36 pm

    Love the idea!!

  24. Susan
    January 18, 2019 / 5:11 pm

    This is my New Years Resolution. And I already have read the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy and When Life Gives You Lululemons! I was just looking for my next book when I saw your post! So excited to see what you pick.

  25. January 18, 2019 / 7:22 pm

    would love this so much!!

  26. Ann
    January 18, 2019 / 7:34 pm

    Book Club? Absolutely! Wooo!

  27. Tori
    January 18, 2019 / 11:30 pm

    Love the idea! Can’t wait to hear what the pick will be for Febuarary. ❤️

  28. January 18, 2019 / 11:59 pm

    Bring it, AB. I go to you and Betsy for all of my recommendations anyway!

  29. Pam myers
    January 18, 2019 / 11:59 pm

    I think it would be so much fun…count me in….

  30. Shelly Pope
    January 19, 2019 / 12:28 am

    I’m in for book club

  31. Christina Thomas
    January 19, 2019 / 5:23 am

    YES! Im totally in! So excited Ashley!

  32. Katherine Speirs
    January 19, 2019 / 8:36 am

    YES!! Love it! Count me in!

  33. Jane H.
    January 19, 2019 / 9:42 am

    Great idea!

  34. Cindy
    January 19, 2019 / 6:36 pm

    I am in!

  35. Sarah Rochelle
    January 20, 2019 / 1:16 pm

    Yes! I’d love to be in the book club! 🙂

  36. Jennifer Martens
    January 20, 2019 / 2:26 pm

    Great idea! I’d totally join!

  37. Jacq C
    January 20, 2019 / 8:59 pm

    Yes!! Book club!!

  38. Yani
    January 21, 2019 / 8:59 am

    Would love to be a part of your book club!

  39. January 21, 2019 / 10:11 am

    Count me in for the book club, cannot wait!

  40. Paula
    January 21, 2019 / 7:11 pm

    Yessss, please!!!

  41. Lori
    January 22, 2019 / 11:37 am

    Can’t wait!

  42. Julie Heldt
    January 30, 2019 / 8:06 pm

    This is right up my alley…. count me in !

  43. Stephanie
    January 31, 2019 / 6:11 am

    I would like to join, too!