How’s that for a fun theme to head into our* last weekend before summer officially kicks in! Thinking about … my summer reading. Catching up with my sister Wednesday evening, I went into a slight panic mode about ALL THE … Continue reading TGIF | Good Stuff.
One of my favorite things about reading in April is that I did … in new places and situations, and in places that weren’t new to me, but were finally (maybe?!) feeling comfortable for my new companion-in-the-chair. I took the … Continue reading Reading Better | April.
Hello friends and happy Friday! The photo at the top of this post is the pin oak in our front yard earlier this week. That tree was showing the earliest signs of leaves back on April 1 … and after … Continue reading TGIF | Late April.
March’s reading took me to some new places (literally – Phillip Pullman’s Dark Materials trilogy is a trip!), introduced a few new-to-me authors that I’ll be following (Caleb Azumah Nelson, Eva Ibbotson, Alice Munro), and confirmed my commitment to Maggie … Continue reading Reading Better | March.
The longlist for the 2023 Women’s Prize was announced on Tuesday afternoon (1pm ET) and I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time since then thinking about it. I’ve decided this prize season – including the Women’s, Booker International, and Booker … Continue reading TGIF | Women’s Prize 2023.
Looking back, February feels like a different kind of reading month. For sure I read fewer books than I have recently (like since early 2021!) I also read mostly on paper (only five of the 16 books were audio, and … Continue reading Reading Better | February.
Hello friends and hello last Friday of February … I know this isn’t the case for many of y’all, but it feels like this month has flown by and ushered in early signs of spring. Thinking about … Wendell Berry. … Continue reading TGIF | Late February.
I’ve mentioned to a few folks – my 2023 is off to an amazing reading start! What stands out are those 5-star reads – including a new lifetime favorite (Housekeeping – Goodreads link*) and a new everyone-should-read (Life on Delay) … Continue reading Reading Better | January.
Last week when I shared my 2022 reading wrap-up, I hinted at a post about 2023 plans … this is that post! This is also deep dive into details about my reading life and intentions that might seem way over … Continue reading Reading Better in 2023.
Hello friends and Happy Friday! It feels like this was the first “regular” week in … weeks. and it feels good to be here at its end (also, as I was typing those words the sun came out for the … Continue reading TGIF | Early January.