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…