I promised earlier this week that I would share with you the type of books that I am reading since I have retired after 34 long years of devoted service. They range from sleazy to sexy to adventurous. To be politically correct, I do still read a few books related to the business world.
My Daily Routine.
Sleep until 10 A.M. CST after staying up most of the night reading a new book I downloaded to my iPad.
Go to the gym to do stepping, senior exercise and strength exercise – So much fun with the older group.
Visit with new-found friends. I clean the house, but it is not a priority!
Back home to take care of the garden and visit with my lizard, XELA.
It’s time for lunch. My meals have changed dramatically. I eat like a bird.
After lunch, I am usually on the laptop or reading my book for the day.
I do carve out time in the afternoon to give my healthcare consulting business quality time and to plan my next trip to exotic places that I haven’t seen before.
I make a point to write no less than 500 words per day for my next book. One day, I’m going to have a NY Times bestseller.
Let’s talk books.
Here is a list of some of the books on my Kindle that I have already read. Some are from traditional bestseller authors, but most are from independently published authors, a hidden treasure of writers. I have downloaded 80 more on my laptop. As you can see, a drastic change from leadership books.
- Divorcees Biz by Eileen Thornton – Recommended for the over 60-year-old crowd; hot and a page turner
- Step on the Crack by James Patterson and Michael Bennett – James is my favorite writer
- The President is Missing: A novel by James Patterson and President Bill Clinton – The suspense keeps you on the edge of your seats
- Confessions of a Geriatric Prom Queen by Lila Silvern – Recommended for women over 60 years old – get ready for some steamy advice about sex
- With Angel’s Wings by Stephanie A. Collins – Recommended for all adults who adore their kids; has won many book awards
- Mama’s Heart: A true to life story of tragedy and love by VJJ Dunn – It will leave you in tears
- Flame and Hope: An African Adventure Fauna Park Tales by Maretha Botha – Primarily for Middle-School Children but suitable for adults to read to their children
- Finding Katie by Harmony Kent – Recommended for any young adult struggling to find themselves
- Letting Go into Perfect Love: Discovering the Extraordinary after Abuse by Gwendolyn Plano – Recommended for anyone who has suffered from abuse or knows someone is currently suffering from abuse; guarantee to inspire and motivate
- Flowers and Stone by Jan Sikes – Recommended for all adults; one of the last books she published before passing
- Empty Chairs by Stacey Danson (Suzanne Burke) – A Must Read for all adults
- The Ultimate Betrayal (A Reverend Curtis Black Novel Book 12) by Kimberla Lawson Roby – Recommended for church-going folks
- Popcorn Behind the Bush (The Gracie Series) by Grace LaJoy Henderson – Recommended for Middle grade
- A Mother’s Heart: Memoir of a Special Needs Parent by Elchin Chang-Lim – Recommended for anyone who has a child with special needs
- Non-Profit by Larry Hyatt – Recommended for all adults looking for a sprinkle of humor
- To The Top by Deontae Henderson – Picture Book Recommended for K – 3rd Grade
- Acts Beyond Redemption – Book 1 by Suzanne Burke – Recommended for those who like to read suspense books
- Circus Tarot by Charles W. Jones – Recommended for adults; if you like the circus, you will enjoy this suspense thriller and learn more than you thought you knew about the circus
- The Old House: An Everlasting Love Story by Karl Morgan – Recommended for adults
- Has Anyone Seen My Brain? By Kan Nimak – Recommended for healthcare workers and teachers; appropriate for middle school and young adults
- Children of the Future by Jane Suen – Recommended for young adults
- There is a Reaper: Losing a Child to Cancer – This one is very emotional; recommended for all males who are facing the ordeal of coping with the loss of a child with cancer
- The Neon Houses by Linda Mims – Recommended for all adults
- Adventures in Mother-Sitting by Doreen Cox – This is filled with techniques for caregivers
- Type and Cross – Book 1 by Staci Troilo – Recommended for all adults if you like suspense and for healthcare personnel who works in emergency rooms
- Allergic to Life: My Battle for Survival, Courage, and Hope by Kathryn Chastain Treat (deceased) – Recommended for healthcare workers
All Kindle books on this list are available on Amazon.com
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