What’s New on Living Life With Joy
June is here which means we’re almost at the halfway mark of 2020. It’s been a crazy year and even when things begin re-opening it’s a good idea to keep your distance and be smart about your interactions with others. Just because you’re mostly staying home doesn’t mean the fun ends; there’s tons of fun ‘holidays’ to celebrate this month and so many amazing books for your TBR pile to keep your mind busy! [Scroll to the bottom for a full list of fun National and International Holidays].
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Notable & New on the Blog:
- E-Book Discounts & Freebies | Love eBooks but prefer to buy on sale? Check out the e-book deals page for current deals
- Interview with Author Shannon Stacey: More Than Neighbors | Short and sweet author Q&A with a new romance read!
- Interview with Author Aimee Agresti: The Summer Set | Fun author Q&A with of a new Summer read!
- Subscription Box Love: Book of the Month | Find out why I love getting this subscription box and find out how you can get your first book for only $5!
- Book Feature & Author Interview with Hilary Grossman | Featuring the latest book by Hilary Grossman in addition to an EXCLUSIVE interview!
- 2020 Vision: Focus on Finding Joy | A New Year means new goals! Find out what’s going on in my life and the changes coming to my blog soon.
Recent New Book Releases:
- Anticipated New Releases in June 2020
- Anticipated New Releases in May 2020
- Anticipated New Releases in April 2020
- Anticipated New Releases in March 2020
- Anticipated New Releases in February 2020
- Anticipated New Releases in January 2020
New Products on My Shelf:
Staying healthy is always important, but especially now. You know the drill, get enough sleep, drink enough water, get enough exercise, eat healthfully, AND…. take your daily vitamins!! We’ve been better about taking our vitamins and I strongly encourage you to do the same. Here’s a few products on our shelf right now that are great.
What I’ve Read From My Bookshelf This Month:
I’ve been working full-time since the quarantine situation began and this past month I was better at dedicating less of my time to watching TV and movies and more of my free time to reading. It certainly made a difference; May was my best reading month so far this year!
Books Read in 2020:
Here’s an ongoing list of the books I’ve read and reviewed in 2020. Click the pink book title to check out my review on each book.
- Beach Read by Emily Henry | 5.0 Stars | Amazon Link Or make it a BOTM add-on for only $9.99!
- Climb Your Own Ladder by Dana Malstaff | 2.75 stars | Amazon Link
- Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner | 4.5 Stars | Amazon Link Or make it a BOTM add-on for only $9.99!
- The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown | 4.5 Stars | Amazon Link
- You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle | 4.0 Stars | Amazon Link
- A New Model by Ashley Graham | 4.0 Stars | Amazon Link
- The Knockout Queen by Rufi Thorpe | 3.5 Stars | Amazon Link
- Chasing the Bright Side by Jess Ekstrom | 5.0 Stars | Amazon Link
- The Confession Club by Elizabeth Berg | 4.5 Stars | Amazon Link
- It’s Your Ship by Captain Michael Abrashoff | 3.75 Stars | Amazon Link
- What You Wish For by Katherine Center | 5.0 Stars | Amazon Link
- The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines | 5.0 Stars | Amazon Link
February & March 2020:
- Mom Genes by Hilary Grossman | Rom-Com/Chic-Lit | 4.5 Stars | Amazon Link
- Writers & Lovers by Lily King | Literary Fiction | 4.5 Stars | Amazon Link
- Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng | My Rating: 4.25 Stars | Amazon Link
- Hanger Management by Dr. Susan Albers | My Rating: 3.5 Stars | Amazon Link
- The Girl With the Louding Voice by Abi Daré | My Rating: 5 Stars | Amazon Link
- Becoming Super Woman by Nicole Lapin | My Rating: 5 Stars | Amazon Link
- Followers by Megan Angelo | My Rating: 4.75 Stars | Amazon Link
- Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk | My Rating: 3.25 Stars | Amazon Link
- Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano | My Rating 5 Stars | Amazon Link
- Girl Code by Carla Alwill Leyba | My Rating: 4 Stars | Amazon Link