My summer of reading is progressing quite nicely and, this month, I kept up my theme from June of reading a diverse selection of books. This month’s books included: a culinary memoir of an American expat in Paris, an historical novel set in 17th-century Netherlands, and a modern classic of Russian literature. Here’s what I … More Summer Reading Roundup (July)
One of my goals for this summer? Read, like a lot. I’m doing pretty well so far. This month, my book selection was diverse, to say the least: a comedic memoir, a work of historical non-fiction, and a fictional story of romance. Here’s what I read in the month of June: Bossypants by Tina Fey: … More Summer Reading Roundup (June)
(Image via Game Informer) I have never been a fan of fantasy tales, or medieval epics, or swordfighting and war stories, or any of that jazz. But, last year, when I was still traveling for work, I’d find myself hanging out in hotels quite a bit. And the beauty of (good) hotels is that they … More Book Review(s): A Song of Ice and Fire
Have you heard about Fifty Shades of Grey? It has apparently sold millions of copies and is soon to be made into a movie, but I’ll be honest – I hadn’t heard of the book. In fact, I only found out about it because I saw an article on Entertainment Weekly saying it was a … More Book Review: Fifty Shades of Grey
I saw this 30 day book challenge floating around the interwebs and thought it sounded like fun. However, dragging it out for over 30 days (and finding enough substance for each prompt to fill 30 posts) did not sound so fun. So, I condensed it a bit. Or, a lot. Whatever. Voila! Day 01 – … More 30 Day Book Challenge in One Day (I’m That Good)
I feel like I achieved a lot over Christmas break. I baked up a storm, hung out with my family, saw a ridiculous amount of movies at the theater, and applied to a bazillion internships. However…one big failure? Reading for pleasure. I have a HUGE list of books to read. And I read one over … More Good Reads: How Did You Get This Number?
There are some things you just know you’re going to love before you actually see/hear/read them. A short (though not all-inclusive) list of those things for me would be almost any romantic comedy starring a dorky but ultimately lovable British man, any collection of David Sedaris essays, and any “very special” Thanksgiving or Christmas episode … More Good Reads: Is Everyone Hanging out without Me? (And Other Concerns)