While I’m not very good about posting book reviews (I feel kind of dwarfed by the intense reviews at The Simple Dollar), I love to read! I’d thought about adding a recommended reading Amazon widget to my sidebar, but I decided that it would be a bit of a waste of your time and space to see it if you weren’t in the book-buying mood.
So I created an aStore Recommended Reading page instead (see also the link in the navigation bar up top). So far, there are two sections—personal finance and career. I plan to keep adding as I think of books I like and to branch out into other recommendations like my favorite Terry Pratchett books.
I’ve put a note on each book saying why I recommend it or what I got out of it.
I set it up through Amazon, but I recommend getting the book from your local library if you don’t have the cash or aren’t sure if you want it. However, all the books up there are ones which I’d buy if I had the money (and the space!). If I ever think a book is definitely a library-only or at least a library-first, I’ll let you know.
I also promise to start reviewing the books because I’m sure that I might have thoughts and insights which don’t come out in the TSD reviews. My goal for April is two book reviews.
Right now, I’m reading Jean Chatzky’s Make Money, Not Excuses: Wake Up, Take Charge, and Overcome Your Financial Fears Forever and I hope to have a review ready next week.
What have you been reading lately? Got any recommendations or books you’d like me to read for you?