When I think of a summer beach/poolside read, I think of books that are easily read, not too long, and something that's got some action going for itself. I'm not thinking of a book that has intricacies to the plot line that you have to pay attention to closely and has a commentary on today's … Continue reading Help, My Long Lost Dad is a Crime Boss…
Do any of you subscribe to The New Yorker? I did once, two years ago, because it was like $12 for six months. I also did it because for one of my fiction writing classes in college we read 20 Under 40: stories from The New Yorker. College is fun because sometimes you actually thoroughly … Continue reading “Warm Fuzzies” and Tambourine Mountain Distillery
Eloise is one of my all-time favorite children's characters. She's bright and witty and she lives in the Plaza hotel, which is, like, the coolest thing ever. You have a pool, gym, sauna, 5-star room service, and more right at your fingertips! I would not be so jealous if she was living in a Motel … Continue reading “Eloise at Christmastime” should fall on the Naughty List
As it is December 1, I'd like to announce that this month will be dubbed "Festive Fiction December." So for this month I will be posting about books taking place during Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Eve, and books that take place during the general time of winter. Then obviously I will be pairing them with … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
Around this time last year, actress Anna Kendrick released her autobiography Scrappy Little Nobody. I didn't know a lot about Anna except that she seemed to have gotten her start with Twilight and she could sing as proven in Pitch Perfect. While I didn't care for Anna during the Twilight saga's couple of years of … Continue reading A “Scrappy Little Nobody” who likes beer
Self help books tend to get a bad reputation. People believe they are for divorcees or the depressed or people who don't have social skills. But I think we all need a little help getting along in life. The Buddha Walks Into a Bar is an excellent choice for those who wish to figure out … Continue reading “The Buddha Walks Into a Bar” and orders a kombucha mule
My first summer after college I worked as a receptionist. After I'd finish my workload I would read at my desk and wait for walk ins or calls. I read 22 books that summer, but struggled to find something with a character who was my age. I found books about teen love triangles and then … Continue reading “Girls in White Dresses” sipping white sangria