Book Review: Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, Second Edition by Myra J. Wick, M.D., Ph.D.

I’m back with another pregnancy-related book review! I’m trying my best to educate myself about pregnancy, labor, and newborn care as much as I can before Baby Girl arrives, so I decided to read the rather hefty Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy, Second Edition by Myra J. Wick, M.D., Ph.D. In today’s review, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on this book and my opinion on whether or not it’s worth reading for soon-to-be parents!

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Book Review: Spark Joy by Marie Kondo

Okay, I’m posting this review only slightly late this time! I’m nearly back to my desired posting schedule and routine. Anyways, today I’ll be reviewing Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class On the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. This is the companion to her best-selling debut, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, which I have been a huge fan of for years now.

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Book Review: At Home With Madame Chic by Jennifer L. Scott

As you can see, my plan to post book reviews every Friday is not going exactly as I hoped. I’m still playing a bit of catch-up this week and dealing with life, but I’m hoping to be back to posting punctually by the end of this week! Today’s review is for the second installment of Jennifer L. Scott’s Madame Chic series, At Home With Madame Chic: Becoming a Connoisseur of Daily Life.

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My Star Rating System: How I Rate Books

Since I’ve been posting more about books and reading, and I’ll be posting book reviews every Friday for the foreseeable future, I thought it would be helpful if I explained my personal star-rating system! Some people don’t agree with the 5-star system because it’s too limiting, and I agree sometimes. But major platforms like Goodreads and the Amazon Kindle store only offer the 5-star system, so I think it’s useful to define what each star rating means to you. If you’d like to know how I will be rating books going forward, keep reading!

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