Kindling Your Inner Fire

February 7, 2011

I’m borrowing this quote from my current read, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari, and it gets an entire post all on its own, it’s that good. Trust yourself. Create the kind of life you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks […]


Blog Update: Reading Lists

February 1, 2011

[] 2011 Reading List

There are fun things happening behind the scenes here at [], and I can’t wait to show you what we’re working on. Until then, I wanted to point out a small thing you might have already noticed – reading lists! As you’ve probably realized from my extreme book geekery, reading and learning new things is […]


Why read?

January 4, 2011

Vision:"A Book in Every Child's Hands", on Flickr by PrathamBooks

I read because… …it makes me a better conversationalist. …it opens my eyes to all sorts of things I never would have thought of if I hadn’t read it in a book. A novel talking about family relationships that makes me consider and mull over my own. A high-profile CEO talking about mentorship in a […]


a million little pieces, on Flickr by marya

Dear Oprah, Could ya make a girl happy and actually consider putting a nonfiction book into your book club? Do you always have to be promoting the masses of your (mostly) female followers to read nothing but novels? Good novels, ok, arguably, yes. However, with the magical ability you hold to make an impact and […]


How to Get the Most

I was reviewing the list of books I’ve read (so far) in 2010 this morning, and it got me thinking about usefulness. As most of you know, I read quite a bit. I don’t read every day, and when I do read I don’t sit for hours on end. I read most days in one […]


Annie Sorensen reads podcast

Woohooo we’re on to number two! Teens/tweens, hurricanes, and my one of my top 3 favorite books – listen in, because this episode is craaazy. reads Podcast – Episode 002 (Clicking the link above will automatically launch and play the episode.) Shout-out to a commenter from last week, the lovely Ms Cheryl Sweeney, who has […]


I cannot be happier to announce the very first episode of reads Podcast! I love books, I love to read, I love to learn, and I know many of you out there feel the same. So let’s talk about it, why don’t we? reads Podcast – Episode 001 (Clicking the link above will automatically launch […]



Earlier this week I was fortunate enough to receive a pre-release copy of Chris Brogan’s new book, Social Media 101, to play around with, and have recorded a quick review as a guest post on The Ren Men Show. Grant Peelle and Alan Ledford have a fantastic show about lifestyle design, real estate, self-education, and […]