Books

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.

4 months ago

Why Healthy Breathing Is So Scarce in Today’s World

In his recent book Breath, the New Science of a Lost Art, author James Nestor is on a quest for a more healthy breath. In the process he takes us on a historic tour of the formation of the human face. While he digs deep into the technical side of various…

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4 months ago

Grow Your Relationship with Your Grandchildren by Reading Books About Gardens

Growing your relationship with your grandchildren can be like tending a garden. Each grandchild is unique and, like plants, has different needs. Gardening is a great activity to share with your grandchildren because there are many aspects to it…

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5 months ago

5 Books to Curl Up with This Spring

So many books, so little time! How I wish I could read every single book that appeals to me. How do we pick and choose? Here is a smattering of books I’ve enjoyed in the last few weeks. One non-fiction, an Australian mystery, a historical fiction novel…

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5 months ago

Why Reading Aloud to Your Grandchildren Is a Special Gift

As a grandparent, you are in a unique position to enrich, enhance, and positively influence your grandchildren’s lives. One way to do this is often overlooked or undersold – reading aloud with your grandchildren. Books are convenient…

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6 months ago

5 Fiction Books for Lazy Springtime Days (VIDEO)

When I wake up in the morning, I’m beginning to feel hope. I’m making plans, I got my second vaccine, and I see life revving back up again. And I’m thrilled about that. We may read less now that days are heading towards normal – or the new normal…

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6 months ago

10 Female Authors that Will Transport You to Fascinating Places

We are heading into the height of travel season, but sometimes a vacation is not in the cards. A great way to take a minivacation from the comfort of your home is to read books that have a strong sense of place. Each of the authors I share…

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7 months ago

5 Books to Cure Cabin Fever (VIDEO)

Like everyone else, I’m eager to pack a bag and escape. I dream of travels to a sandy beach or a windswept island or a city with winding streets to wander. Even though I must wait to visit relatives, attend a wedding, and cheer on a baseball team…

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7 months ago

A Feast of Delicious Recipes and History in One Cookbook

Cookbooks have been a collector item for me since I was gifted with one for my wedding. When I travel, my favorite souvenir is usually a local cookbook found along the way. Every good cookbook tells some sort of story. It may be a story…

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8 months ago

7 Fiction Books to Curl Up With This Winter

Life is too short to read books we don’t love! I used to feel committed. If I started a book, either because of loyalty to the author or the good money I paid for it, I slogged through until the end. Nowadays, I only give a book three chapters…

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10 months ago

Finding Your Tunes After 60: 3 Music Options You Can Enjoy Anytime, Anywhere

The holidays (whatever your version), the New Year, family gatherings, end of the year festivities, all make me think about setting a mood. Music is an integral part of ambiance, emotion, celebration, and motivation…

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