What I Read - June 2022

Year One by Nora Roberts This was my first read with a new local book club, Readers in the Creek. This group has the genres planned out for the year but does the title voting monthly. The genre for June was Dystopian and I missed out on the vote but…

Growing on Me

I kind of hated hard back books for a long time. They were so stiff and felt too precious (and usually heavy) to throw in a bag.  Recently, I’ve been gravitating towards hardback books for stories that I want to purchase and keep in my library. I enjoying seeing…

What I Read - May 2022

Turtles All The Way Down by John Green I had been avoiding this book for a while. Not sure why. Because the cover is orange? That’s weird but orange really is the worst color. This was the book chosen for our current A11y book club at work and they…

My Five Rules of Reading

Season 3, episode #39 of The Currently Reading podcast mentioned a video by Ryan Holiday where he described his 8 rules for reading. In this less than one-minute video, Ryan gives his rules in rapid-fire style and they seem to focus on non-fiction style reading. In the podcast, the hosts…

What I Read - April 2022

Secrets and Lies by Selena Montgomery by Stacey Abrams I picked this up off a display at the library while I was checking out another book. I didn’t, however, realize that it’s a romantic suspense novel. It just looked like a good old murder mystery. So, that was…

Months of the Year Download for Hobonichi Weeks

I recently added a Hobonichi Weeks to my planner line-up and have been spending some time customizing it. This week, I created stickers for the months of the year pages to make them stand out a bit more. For these, I used the Cheddar Jack font, matte clear label paper…

What I Read - March 2022

Scarpetta (Kay Scarpetta #16) by Patricia Cornwell: So Dr. Scarpetta once again leaves her practice to move to another state? Why do we keep doing this? I don’t feel like this is a good follow-up to the last story. It didn’t feel like the threads were carried through.…

What I Read - February 2022

The key to moving forward is not pretending that you've got it all figured out but rather admitting that, like everyone else, you're a work in progress. "If at Birth You Don't Succeed" by Zach AnnerIn February, I finished three fiction stories and started one non-fiction book. Predator (Kay Scarpetta…