On My Nightstand: April 2019

Another month, another nightstand!  There is nothing I love more than spending a few hours browsing a bookstore, espresso in hand.  Bad for the wallet but good for the soul!  A recent trip to Barnes & Noble brought these good reads my way. Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi I’ve never read Oyeyemi, which is a real […]

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On My Nightstand: March 2019

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of adventure exploring central Florida, leaving not too much time available for reading, but I’m hoping to get back on track this month, starting with these fantastic titles. Golden Child by Claire Adam Golden Child is one of the books I brought with me down to Florida […]

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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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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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On My Nightstand: November 2018

November never fails to be a stressful month.  Despite a nice, long Thanksgiving weekend, there’s always plenty of studying to do and papers to write.  Nonetheless, I’m really hoping to get some reading done this month.  Technically, I’ve put myself on a book-buying ban until I finish up all of my unread books, but as […]

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