Chase March Reads

I blog about every book that I read, provide a short review, and keep an annual reading log. Maybe you will find something you like to read from my posts. Happy Reading!

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The Montessori Toddler – What a Great Idea!

There are a lot of misconceptions about the Montessori method of education. While I knew the name, I must admit I knew little else about it. After doing a considerable amount of research, I am completely sold on it and…

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Influence

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini This was an interesting book about all of the different ways we are sold things. Companies use the science of persuasion to get us to buy their products. A lot of…

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Let’s Reject the Idea That Normal is Normal

Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines by Jonathan Mooney This book title seemed to fit with my view of the world. I embrace my weirdness and do my best to think creatively and live outside…

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Stop Wasting Time at School

Don’t Waste Your Time Homeschooling 72 Things I Wish I’d Known by Traci Matt The title of this book is a bit tongue and cheek but the author is definitely correct about all the time wasted as we try to…

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Ben Folds Learned Cheap Lessons

A Dream About Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons by Ben Folds I love when audio books are actually narrated by the author and when it is a musician, who plays some keys throughout, it’s really cool….

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Write a Song with Jeff Tweedy

Jeff Tweedy, of the band Wilco, shared three things he does everyday to help him write the great songs that he is known for. First, he stockpiles words, language, and lyrics by doing exercises like freewriting , writing poems ,…

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Emily Eternal

Emily Eternal by M.G. Wheaton Emily is an artificial consciousness, which apparently is quite different from an artificial intelligence, as she will readily tell you. She is a computer program but is able to move around and interact in the…

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Own the Day, Make it Perfect

The Perfect Day Formula How to Own the Day and Control Your Life by Craig Ballantyne “The Perfect Day formula requires you to think differently and let go of your old ways. The average approach to life is not working for…

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The Ghost in the House (Book Review)

The Ghost In the House novel

The Ghost in the House by Sara O’Leary  Fay thinks there is a ghost in her house and she can’t quit figure out why everything seems little off. The furniture she loved has been replaced and the walls have been…

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Every Idea Can Be A Good One

Every Idea is a Good Idea: Be Creative Anytime, Anywhere – How Songwriters and Other Working Artists Get It Done by Tom Sturges “Creativity is a limitless function of your intelligence that allows you to see, hear, and imagine empty…

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