20 of the voted best fiction books of 2017 according to Goodreads

20 of the voted best fiction books of 2017 according to Goodreads

Fiction is one of my very favorite genres to read. The best Fiction books let you escape reality for a bit and get lost in another world. Most of the time I have to stop and wonder if it wasn't based on a true story the way they are written. The following 20 books are the winners of Goodreads 2017 choice awards for Fiction books. I will be adding a few of these to my never ending to be read list.  Anything Is Possible (Amgash #2) by Elizabeth Strout Beartown (Björnstad #1) by Fredrik Backman Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail...
Mason jars are the perfect way to make personalized crafts

Mason jars are the perfect way to make personalized crafts

Mason jars are for more than just preserving food. They are great to use for crafting as well. I was able to create this simple personalized jar in a matter of minutes. I have always loved crafting although I haven't done many crafts ever since I stopped scrapbooking. There are some beautiful elaborate crafts I've seen and I'm always in awe of them. My crafting style is more quick and simple. I don't have much of an attention span and I get frustrated easily. This is where Mason jar crafts come in handy. I originally wanted to create a twist...
Date nights do not have to be expensive, just meaningful.

Date nights do not have to be expensive, just meaningful.

Every couple no matter how long you have been together should have regular date nights. It's important to forget about the adult responsibilities and just concentrate on each other. My husband and I have been married for 3 and a half years. The road for us has definitely not been easy for various reasons. We have worked hard on our marriage and continue to do so every day. This is my first marriage so it’s all new to me. I’m actually my husband’s 4th wife. So he’s learned a thing or two about relationships and marriage. We are together 24/7...
A behind the scenes look into being an entrepreneur

A behind the scenes look into being an entrepreneur

Do you ever wonder what it really takes to be an entrepreneur? While it is rewarding to own your own business, it does take a lot of work and dedication.   When you are a blogger you are an entrepreneur and business owner, your business just happens to be online. There is more to blogging than just posting an article on a website and hitting send. When you are an entrepreneur you need to really think long and hard about the type of business you want, and what all goes into it. While yes, you can make money with any kind of business it will...
Fantasy books are a great way to escape into another world.

Fantasy books are a great way to escape into another world.

Fantasy is a very popular book genre, I personally am not a fan of it. I'll read select books and authors but it's definitely not my go-to genre when looking for something to read. Make sure you check out the other genres I've already shared.  A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by V.E. Schwab Age of Swords (The Legends of the First Empire #2) by Michael J. Sullivan Assassin's Fate (The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy #3) by Robin Hobb City of Miracles (The Divine Cities #3) by Robert Jackson Bennett Eleventh Grave in Moonlight (Charley...
10 things that should be in your emergency preparation kit.

10 things that should be in your emergency preparation kit.

Emergencies can happen in the blink of an eye when we least expect them. The best way to be prepared for an emergency is to create an emergency preparation kit ahead of time. This kit can be in your home or car. Actually, it's a wise decision to have an emergency preparation kit in both locations. There are all kinds of emergencies that can happen. They can be a house fire, medical emergency, natural disaster in your area, or even a broken down vehicle. My husband and I do not drive but we do experience power outages from time to time so we...
Rachel Ray has a soup bone for dogs that is safe for them to eat.

Rachel Ray has a soup bone for dogs that is safe for them to eat.

Dogs love to chew on everything and anything. Soup bones sound like a good idea to give them to chew on, they love the meaty flavor of the meat. Soup bones, however, are very dangerous for dogs! Rachel Ray's Nutrish line has a soup bone for dogs treat that is safe to give them. Krypto is a chewer and loves to chew on things. We try to keep him stocked up on chew toys and chew treats. He has destroyed many things that he shouldn't of with his chewing. My husband actually gave him a ham bone from our friends Christmas ham until I told him it's...
20 debut authors that are new to Goodreads and looking for new fans.

20 debut authors that are new to Goodreads and looking for new fans.

Today is the next installment of the Goodreads 2017 Choice Awards. In case you missed it, last week I started this series with books in the romance genre. Today's genre is Debut Authors. These books will also be featured in the genre the book is actually in. This list is just new authors that have never been listed on Goodreads before. More often than not, this is because they are brand new authors that are just starting to get there name and work out there. All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai American War by Omar El Akkad Caraval (Caraval...

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