So a few months ago one of my closest friends approached me with her idea to create an Instagram to showcase our favorite books. The idea itself is very common: if you aren't already aware, an Instagram dedicated to books/reading, aka a bookstagram, is a scorching hot topic. What I thought was so original, was… Continue reading Quote This Book- An Instagram Story
It’s been two years since I started this adventure and I feel like I haven’t given it as much love and attention it deserves. I wanted to make it a little less one-note. The first thing I decided to do was to change my About Me. Now there is less rambling about myself and more random… Continue reading It’s A Blog Refresh!
Let’s start off by saying that this is a non-fiction book about how the Oxford English Dictionary was created. It is fascinating as far as I’m concerned (a friend of mine and my sister also agree.) It was such a grand undertaking and I for one appreciate the dedication of the people who helped create… Continue reading The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester
I realized that at the end of 2018 I wrote a list of books that I recommended (but didn't blog about) but that I hadn't written one for 2019, so here is that list. NF stands for non-fiction. 1. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles- not sure why I didn't blog about this book… Continue reading Books I Enjoyed In 2019
Bad news first followed by good... Understandably a prolific writer can't hit a high note every book they write but Commonwealth by Ann Patchett was unfortunately a big disappointment to me. I love all the other works I've read by her.* It's interesting because in general the book was very good. The plot was fine:… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Ann Patchett