My Reading Process


Hello, fearless reader! This post is all about how I:

  1. Find which books I want to read
  2. Acquire (or rather loan) said books
  3. Read them
  4. Reflect on them

If you've been meaning to read more but aren't sure how to get started, or aren't satisfied with your ...

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Winter Reads 2017


Hello friends! It's been a while since we saw each other. I hope this post finds you well! It's that time of year again: the leaves have, fallen, the chill has set in, and the holidays are just over the horizon. I always find myself reading more in ...

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Summer Reads 2017


Summer is still a few weeks away, but with Memorial Day behind us I'm already dreaming of days spent in a park, beside a pool, or on a beach with a good book in hand. Here's what I've been reading + loving:

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Book Review: The Bell Jar


Sylvia Plath's only novel, The Bell Jar is a fantastic dive into the mind, and her experiences with mental illness. Semi-autobiographical, the language Plath uses to describe her/Esther's outlook, experiences, and later treatments is beautiful. Her writing puts the reader right into Esther's head, and gives ...

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Book Review: Kitchens of the Great Midwest


What a sweet book. This book is a glass of warm milk before bed. It's the one fuzzy blanket you have that is so soft and fits perfectly around you. It's comforting, and homey -- the perfect antidote for this indefinite winter.

Kitchens of the Great Midwest follows the ...

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Book Review: How Everything Became War, and the Military Became Everything


How Everything Became War, and the Military Became Everything might be the best book I read this year. The military has never been a part of the cultures I grew up in, so my knowledge and awareness of what the military is, how it's run, and what it does ...

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Book Review: Eligible


Like most books, I picked this one up with no prior knowledge of it's contents (probably off of Powell's New + Recommended list). I was pleasantly surprised to find a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice! Eligible is the delightful and familiar tale of Lizzy Bennet, her family, and ...

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