10 Reasons to Subscribe to Book of the Month

by jessicaturner on January 2, 2017

Happy New Year! I hope that as you are thinking about the year ahead, you are planning to make some time for you and the things you love. In my research for The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You, the number one thing women wanted to do with their free time was read. I know […]


Five Ways to Read More & Nurture a Love of Books

by jessicaturner on December 30, 2016

As I look back on the past year and think about the ways I improved my own self-care, reading dozens more books in 2016 than I did in 2015 is one of the most apparent ways that I served myself better. I loved writing my monthly book posts here and getting feedback from so many of […]


Massive Kindle Sale on the Year’s Best Books

by jessicaturner on December 27, 2016

YEOW! Today only Amazon is offering up to 80% off on the kindle versions of the Goodreads Choice Awards finalists and winners. Check out the full sale here. Here are my top 5 recommendations: Homegoing: This was my favorite read of 2016. If you buy one book on this list, buy this one. ($3.99) Salt […]

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Podcast: The Year In Review of Books

by jessicaturner on December 23, 2016

Talking about books is one of my great joys. I love recommending excellent books to others. This year was a huge reading year for me. I feel like I got my mojo back after a few years of not prioritizing reading. It has been incredibly gratifying and I’m so proud to have read 50 books in […]


Books I Read: November

by jessicaturner on December 1, 2016

Thankfully I started November with our vacation to Malaysia (post coming about the trip next week) because I did a lot of reading then. With my grandmother’s death and my surgery preparation, I didn’t spend a lot of time reading the second half of the month. November was all about reading books that were on […]


Advent Resources for You and Your Family

by jessicaturner on November 25, 2016

December 1 and the start of Advent is less than a week away. I’ve rounded up my favorite Advent resources for you to enjoy. Order them today so that you get them by next week. Remember, if you are placing an order on Amazon, use the code HOLIDAYBOOK to get $10 off a $25 book […]

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30 Simple Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

by jessicaturner on November 3, 2016

Hard to believe that Thanksgiving will be here in a few short weeks. Because we have had so much travel this fall, including being in Malaysia right now, we will be hosting Thanksgiving in Nashville this year. I am already menu planning and these Thanksgiving desserts all look DELICIOUS. Of course, many work for any time […]


5 Books for $5

by jessicaturner on October 20, 2016

This is such a great week for kindle deals. The following five best-selling Christian books are all 99 cents each on Amazon. Adding five books to your Kindle library for this cheap? YES, PLEASE! (Also, if you don’t have the Kindle app, you need to download it. It is free and makes reading on the […]


Get The Fringe Hours for 99 cents

by jessicaturner on October 19, 2016

Wow! What a week this has been. First, more than 1,000 working moms enrolled in the inaugural Stretched Too Thin online course (wait list here). YEOW! Now, the kindle edition of The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You is just 99 cents. The Fringe Hours was written for every busy woman who has thought, there’s […]


September Reads

by jessicaturner on October 1, 2016

This was one of my busiest months of 2016, but because I traveled so much I read a ton! Reading is my favorite pastime in airports. The Last Painting of Sara De Vos: Matthew bought me this book for Easter, but since I hadn’t heard of it I left it on my shelf for a […]