Book Review: You'll Grow Out of It


Happy New Year! January is such a melancholy month, isn't it? The festivities and gatherings have ended, everyone is back to work and school, and there are weeks of dark, cold days┬╣ ahead of us. So, to get my mind off my SO's departure I listened to Jessi ...

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Book Review: Today Will Be Different


Off the Powell's New + Recommended shelf, I picked up Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple. And unfortunately, it won't be finding it's way to my 'New + Recommended' list any time soon. The book follows Eleanor through a particularly whirl-wind day, from her son Timby feigning illness ...

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Book Lovers: A Gifting Guide


I know, I know. It's too early. it? I feel like I go through this every year: it's always too early to start thinking about the holidays until December 20th, and then I'm scrambling to find or make good gifts for my family and friends ...

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Book Review: I'm Thinking of Ending Things


I'm Thinking of Ending Things is a debut novel by Iain Reid, and was a surprising delight to read. Like most books I checked it out only knowing that Powell's had it on their 'New + Recommended' list, and was pleased when I found myself in the middle of ...

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Book Review: The Girls


Ahh, the much anticipated, celebrity-book-listed, book of the Fall season, The Girls by Emma Cline. I was very intrigued by this book since it had been hyped so much, and after reading it am somewhat mystified by the noise around it. Don't get me wrong, this isn't a ...

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Book Review: The Art of Racing in the Rain


While doing chores and running errands this weekend, I had a chance to read The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. As a dog owner and lover I was simultaneously excited and wary of another book about a dog where the dog inevitably the dog dies at ...

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6 Books to Read This Fall


Hello fellow humans! Fall is here, in case you hadn't noticed yet, and with rainy Sundays and long bus rides to school ahead it's time to pick up some easy reads. Make some tea, cozy up, and crack a book! Here's what I've been reading and ...

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