Books I Hope to Read This Spring

It's hard to narrow down this list to just 10 books! My TBR runneth over and my book slump is starting to fade, so you know what that means... let the manic spring reading season begin! Most of these books aren't 2019 releases because I am perpetually behind. Maybe one day I'll be the kind... Continue Reading →

Books to Get You Out of A Reading Slump

March has historically been a horrible reading month for me. I find myself happily chugging along and reading a ton until March: cue the squealing breaks and an awful reading slump. I don't know if it's the anticipation of spring, the awareness that I've set a reading goal that is unattainable, or what -- but... Continue Reading →

Joan Didion’s On Keeping a Notebook

"What is a recipe for sauerkraut doing in my notebook? What kind of magpie keeps this notebook?"On Keeping a Notebook, Slouching Towards Bethlehem, page 138, Joan Didion Thanks to Nina Lacour's podcast On Keeping a Notebook, I've been reconsidering my previous animosity for Joan Didion. I read The Year of Magical Thinking a few years... Continue Reading →

Library Check Out – February 2019

Welcome to February's Library Check Out! Thanks to Bookish Beck for creating and hosting this monthly link up. February was another great library month for me -- there's nothing better than using the public library! Library Books Read Rising Strong by Brene Brown: this was my first book by this author and I really enjoyed... Continue Reading →

Lila by Marilynne Robinson

Lila is the third book in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead series. I'm reading them out of order based on what's available at the library, but they are all stand-alone so I'm not too worried! I'm going to have to buy my own copies of these books, I can already tell. They have incredible re-read potential! Lila... Continue Reading →

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