What I Read - September 2022

Another slow reading month because of the move. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin I loved this book. The writing was terrific, humorous, emotional, unexpected, and fantastic. I'll be keeping this on my shelf to read again for sure. It's the story of two friends, who love each…

What I Read - August 2022

We moved at the end of this month so I didn't really get much reading done after the first few weeks. The Scarpetta Factor (Kay Scarpetta #17) by Patricia Cornwell Mark and I are still on the Scarpetta train, though it gets harder and harder to struggle through as the…

What I Read - July 2022

The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner This historical fiction story is set in San Francisco in 1906 on the eve of a major earthquake that devastates the city and upends the life of everyone in it including the main character, Sophie, who has recently realized that her unconventional…

What I Read - June 2022

Year One by Nora Roberts [https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34311452-year-one] 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…

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 [https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35504431-turtles-all-the-way-down] 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…

My Five Rules of Reading

Season 3, episode #39 of The Currently Reading podcast [https://www.currentlyreadingpodcast.com/show-notes/s4e39] mentioned a video by Ryan Holiday where he described his 8 rules for reading [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-EyXmYUMcU]. In this less than one-minute video, Ryan gives his rules in rapid-fire style and…

What I Read - April 2022

Secrets and Lies by Selena Montgomery by Stacey Abrams [https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57094355-secrets-and-lies] 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…