Summer Reading 2017: A Recap

The time has come- Summer Reading is over! This summer has been a whirlwind of all sorts of books, audiobooks that have helped me pass the driving hours, books that I finally started to read, and books that I've just plain loved.  Unfortunately near the end of my Summer Reading sprint I hit a snag... Continue Reading →

Reading Lulls

I have been caught in a reading lull for the past few days.  I've got books stashed in my cubby at work, in piles on every table and shelf in my house, and a healthy batch on my phone and iPad.  And yet I cannot seem to read anything. And I think I know why.... Continue Reading →

Every Body Yoga by Jessamyn Stanley

“I wrote this book for every fat person, every old person, and every exceptionally short person. I wrote it for every person who has called themselves ugly and every person who can’t accept their beauty. I wrote it for every person who is self-conscious about their body. I wrote it for every human being who... Continue Reading →

Taking a Spin on the Discworld

The only Terry Pratchett book I have ever read is Good Omens.  And yes, I do realize that this makes me a heathen.  Because while Good Omens is absolutely amazing, it's also a collaboration with Neil Gaiman, and it just confirms that I am one of those people who has never read a Discworld novel.... Continue Reading →

Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick

“Ninety percent of the people I’ve worked with who are disruptive or lazy or unskilled or addicts or likely to throw a tantrum are men. Ninety percent of the ones who get called “difficult” are women.” I have had some luck with audiobooks lately.  As I stated when I talked about Lauren Graham's recent memoir,... Continue Reading →

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

“My friend Erin says we all have demons inside us, voices that whisper we're no good, that if we don't make this promotion or ace that exam we'll reveal to the world exactly what kind of worthless sacks of skin and sinew we really are Maybe that's true. Maybe mine just have louder voices.” I... Continue Reading →

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