November Reads

Happy best month of the year!  I’m partial to November because it’s when Alex was born, and it’s the perfect temperature of cold (although this November has been particularly chilly), and it just feels like a really good month.  It’s post Halloween, but pre-Christmas, and everything is just twinkly lights and peppermint and scarves and…

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October Reads

Somehow, I’ve read 11 books in the month of October?  Frankly, I’m not sure how that’s possible, but here we are.  At the moment, I’m only three books away from completing my challenge of 75 for the year, which is very exciting.  The 11 books I read this month are all very, very different from…

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Auto-Buy Authors

I know it’s only been three days since my last post, but I had some time off yesterday, and I realized a thing.  I’ve read 68 books this year.  68!  That’s crazy.  Just bonkers.  It took me years to work up to reading 50 books a year.  It always seemed so impossible, like–how the hell does someone…

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September Reads

Happy October!  Like an idiot, I went into Salem yesterday because I’ve been craving Life Alive for a few weeks now, but yesterday was the first day of Halloween, so I spent an hour driving around Salem trying to find a parking spot before ultimately giving up and going home to drink my weight in…

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August Reads

Hello, and welcome to a new segment on the blog!  Around the end of each month (or beginning of the next since I’m bad at this), I’m going to be talking about the books I’ve read during the month.  Originally, I was just going to start reviewing books individually, but then you’d have a new…

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History of the Reader

When I was in the fourth grade, my dad started reading to me.  They’d both been reading to me long before that, and I had been reading on my own for some time, but nothing like this.  Nothing as grand as Harry Potter.  Throughout the fourth grade, he read books one through three to my…

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