May 9, 2016 WBTV Segment

I featured young adult books on WBTV May 9. Honestly, young adult fiction boasts the most riveting, courageous stories of any fiction I ever read. It’s always hard to narrow it down to three. Jennifer Niven, Laura Ruby, and Neal Shusterman got the nod this week. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven Bone GapContinue reading “May 9, 2016 WBTV Segment”

April 25, 2016 WBTV Segment

A few weeks ago I featured women’s reads from Phyllis McManus, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, and Elin Hilderbrand during my segment on WBTV. All of these ladies have a lot of other books you can enjoy too.   The Southern Belle Breakfast Club by Phyllis McManus Heroes are My Weakness by Susan Elizabeth Phillips The Matchmaker by ElinContinue reading “April 25, 2016 WBTV Segment”

Scary Close by Donald Miller

Happy day to you! I’ve got a new book worthy of the highly sought after Arden’s Book Club seal of approval. I’m sure I’ll have my own gold stamp like Oprah any day now. Only  mine will be Carolina blue. Or pink. Or green. Whatever. It’ll be a color. I now present to you: Scary Close:Continue reading “Scary Close by Donald Miller”

Book Club: Ways to Engage

Happy New Year! If you’ve made a New Year’s Resolution to read more, read different, or read collectively then you’ve hit the jackpot. Arden’s Book Club will be leading you through 12 books in 2016 to help you reach all of these goals. Our book for January is Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes. It’s around $12Continue reading “Book Club: Ways to Engage”

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

There’s always two sides to every story. We know that… But, what happens when the cover’s lifted and we live life with one side of that story? And, what if that side shows us the story of the kid sister of a teenager who’s been sent to prison for crippling a boy during a drunk drivingContinue reading “Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen”

WBTV from December 21, 2015

Trust: Mastering the 4 Essential Trusts: Trust in God, Trust in Yourself, Trust in Others, Trust in Life by Iyanla Vanzant Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy by Donald Miller The Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rimes  And,Continue reading “WBTV from December 21, 2015”

Book Club #1: The Year of Yes

It’s been my goal since launching Arden’s Book Club to actually host you all in book discussions. As much as I love providing new ideas for your book shelf, I truly believe reading has the ability to enhance our lives. Diving into stories allows our imaginations to run wild. Soaking up wise words allows usContinue reading “Book Club #1: The Year of Yes”