2017 in books (so far)

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur Missing You by Harlan Coben Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan Things That Can and Cannot be Said by Arundhati Roy Designing Your Life by William Burnett Sex Object by Jessica Valenti The End of Everything by Megan Abbott Southern Cross by Becky Cloonan The Wonder by Emma Donoghue…

What I Read in 2016

Every year I try to read 100 books and every year I’ve failed. As far as failures go, this year Trumped them all. This year I read 31 books. Last year I read 87. There’s a small, dark pit in my soul where all of the books I didn’t read are holding each other and crying. It’s…

What I Read in August 2016

Rick and Morty, Vol. 1 Where and why: I found it at the library holy shit -erp- Morty it was just sitting on the shelf. Should you read it: If you’re a fan of Rick and Morty and are experiencing soul crushing dread when you think about how long you have to wait until a new episode, please…

What I Read in February 2016

The Bees by Laline Paull Where and why: I picked The Bees up from the Lucky Day shelf at the library because of what I read on the cover. This is a book about bees told from the perspective of bees but there’s drama. I mean, come on. I had to give it a shot. (Also an author I…

What I Read in January 2016

Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf Where and why: I picked this book up at the library from the Lucky Day shelf. I was drawn to it’s small size packed amongst the larger books. I was wary I would be able to finish a book about a widower, but the honesty within was just the reward I needed….

The Quick Burn of a Year Gone

0/100 Each year my self-inflicted goal of reading 100 books goes uncelebrated. This year I’ve gotten closer than ever with fewer than 30 books to go and a full month left to read them. A book goal is a curious thing – required reading, enforced schedules, and tedious trips to the library to return books you…