Summer Reads 2018

06.3.2018

If February and March were a drought of good books, then April and May have seen downpours! I've been reading up a storm based on recommendations from book clubs, podcasts, and blogs, and have found myself reading one great book after another! Great might actually be a bit of a …

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Reading Lately: March 2018

03.26.2018

It's been a while since I did a book roundup, and honestly that's because I had a rather unlucky streak of uninspiring books. It wasn't that these were "bad" books, but they just weren't the type of books that felt worth sharing. The Commitment by Dan Savage is the perfect …

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My Reading Process

12.21.2017

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 current reading process …

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Winter Reads 2017

11.14.2017

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 the winter …

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Summer Reads 2017

05.30.2017

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:

Kitchens of the Great Midwest

By J. Ryan Stradal …

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Book Review: The Bell Jar

05.3.2017

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 them an understanding …

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Book Review: Kitchens of the Great Midwest

03.15.2017

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 astonishing life …

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