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If you are looking for amazing book recommendations from other women over 60, you've come to the right place. Find new books to read and participate in fascinating discussions.

1 week ago

12 Best Websites to Get Free Audiobooks

According to a study by the National Institute of Health (NIH), listening to audiobooks showed significant improvements in the mental health of older adults. The study showed benefits on mental health dimensions of aggression, depression…

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3 weeks ago

9 Books off My List – Some Quick Reads and Some Challenges

What a variety of books occupied me this winter in Chicago. Fortunately, I found lots of fun, quick reads. They make the darker, deeper stories possible to complete. In early March, I visited the Tucson Festival of Books. It’s informative to hear the popular…

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2 months ago

Escape into These 6 Novels

A couple of weeks ago, I had some minor surgery. All is well, but I could not bend, stoop, lift, twist, or ride in a car while recuperating. The silver lining? These constraints gave me the perfect excuse to pull on my sweats, curl up on the couch, and read…

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2 months ago

Reading Options When Sight Is an Issue

Thanks to an issue with my right eye, I struggle to read an actual book. As problems go, it’s a tiny one. It’s also solvable. I read newspapers and magazines on a tablet. For books, I rely on my trusty Kindle. With both devices, I can adjust the font size…

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3 months ago

January Book Reviews: 11 Titles to Spike Your Interest

As I write this blog, snow is whirling around my high-rise – our first real storm of the season. Our high temperature by Saturday will be zero. What a fun time to settle in your comfortable chair with an enjoyable read…

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5 months ago

6 Books to Give – or Keep!

I love it when a friend or family member gifts me a book. With so many choices in bookshops and online stores, it’s a fun way to discover new authors or subject matter that might not otherwise appear on my radar. Here are a few favorites I’ve read recently…

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5 months ago

Writing Your Memoir Is Easier Than You Think

I’ve heard it many times in my classes: Your family and friends want you to write your memoir. They say you’ve had an interesting life, and you have such great stories to tell. They want it all in writing for their kids, your grandkids. But who has the time?

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5 months ago

Let’s Fall into Reading with These 12 Titles

Where did October and November go? Disappeared into 11 books, most of them worth considering for your book stack. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!

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5 months ago

These 5 Nonfiction Books Answer Many Health Questions

I am excited to share my thoughts about each of my current must read nonfiction books. Yes, you read that right – I am excited about nonfiction books. I think we are living in a fascinating time where scientific research is helping humans…

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6 months ago

From Page to Place – 10 Literary Landmarks to Visit for Women over 50

Many classic novels are set against the backdrop of real-world landmarks, and visiting these places can bring those beloved stories to life. Here are 10 literary landmarks that should be on the bucket list of every classic book lover…

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