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Top 8 Reads to Get Your Blood Pumping πŸ’ͺπŸ“šπŸŽ§πŸ˜…

Hi everyone!


Hope you're all doing well. I don't know about you but I'm thrilled it's the weekend.

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you know I'm on a journey toward increased health and to run a 10K in the weeks down the road. As I write this, I'm sore from today's workout, courtesy of Sworkit's Fitter Plan.

The calorie count on this one wasn't crazy high but it hurts like it certainly was.

In addition to making me sore, today was all about strength training and just plain getting the heart pumping.

Like my favorite books and audiobooks.


So I'd like take a moment and acknowledge 8 of the books I've either read or listened to (or aim to read or listen to) that have gotten my heart pumping and, in some cases, running faster.

Here we go!


Top 8 Reads that get the blood pumping...

8. Buried by C.J. Carmichael

This is one of the words I'm reading now so I won't be giving away very much until I'm all d…

My Top 5 Favorite Childhood #Reads πŸ“šπŸŽ’πŸ˜

It’s getting closer and closer to that time. For many parents, it is considered the true most wonderful time of the year. That’s right: The kids will be getting back to school.


My younger brothers included. I love them dearly, but I’ll be thrilled to have my office back when the day comes.

Anyway, as we approach this time, I’ve been thinking a lot about my favorite books as a kid and thought I’d share my top 5 favorite childhood books and/or series.

***FYI, if you don't already have them, I've provided clickable links so you get them easily*** 

So, let's get started...


5. The Goosebumps Original Series by R.L. Stine

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Jess' Reads 's books

Letting Go
The Bridge of the Golden Wood: A Parable on How to Earn Money
Becoming The Wolf
Shattered Spirits
Away from the Dark
Hidden Bodies
The Magician's Workshop, Volume One
Becoming The Wolf
Jagged Edge of the Sky
Left Hand Tree
Lost Time
Liefdom: A Tale from Perilisc
Crossing in Time
Chaste: A Tale from Perilisc
The Dinosaur Knights
Into the Light
Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need
Crossing the Line

Jess' Reads 's favorite books »