Fall 2019 Semester Reading List

Oh boy!  Another semester, another reading list!! Course: The Global Novel The Emigrants by W.G. Sebald Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai Exit West by Mohsin Hamid A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi I’m most excited about this class this […]

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Romantic Comedies on My TBR

Romantic comedies and swoon-worthy contemporary romance is all the rage right now!  Like the follower that I am, I can’t resist a good trend, especially in the summertime when I crave those easy, breezy, read-in-a-day type books.  The five books I’ve listed here have come highly recommended by readers like me who almost never read […]

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Library Book Sale Haul

Two things I love most: books and sales!  I’ve been frequenting my local library lately, checking out backlist titles and donating some reads I’d lost interest in.  When I saw the annual book sale was coming up, I couldn’t resist.  I ended up walking away with nine gently-used books, including two hardcovers, for just nine […]

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My Favorite Books of 2018

In no particular order, here are some of the best books I read this year! The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne An emotional read, John Boyne’s The Heart’s Invisible Furies just about broke my heart while making me repeatedly laugh out loud.  More thoughts here. The Idiot by Elif Batuman Even months after reading […]

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2018 Bookshelf

I read 37 books in 2018. Little Fires Everywhere, read beside the fireplace to ring in the new year // The Queen of Hearts, read in the sunroom with full view of the winter wonderland outside // Everything Here is Beautiful, read during a lazy afternoon in bed with my cat by my side // […]

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Christmas 2018 Book Haul

Unwrapping books is probably the most exciting part about Christmas morning (besides the cinnamon rolls!!).  Every year, I make sure to ask for the books I’m most impatient to read, to make Christmas that much more fun.  This year, I asked for a handful, and I must be on the nice list because Santa brought […]

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