Books Series: Yay or Nay?

My feelings about book series are complicated. There are a few series I’ve loved, and many more I haven’t. I’ve previously written about series I’ve found worth sticking with, and ones I’ve bailed on. After reading my post about bailing on a series, a FB friend […]

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5 Popular Books I Didn’t Like

  Every so often, I encounter a book that is wildly popular, selling a ton of copies, yet leaves me wondering what all the fuss is about. Paula Hawkin’s sophomore novel, Into the Water, is a perfect example. “Best sellers” doesn’t necessarily mean “best books.” In […]

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What I Read In September

  How to Handle A Narcissist by Theresa Jackson I’ve recently become aware of the patterns existing between people who are empathic (me) and narcissists. This is the first book I’ve tackled dedicated to the subject of narcissists. I found it enlightening and comforting. The […]

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No One Tells Me What To Read

    I’m turning 39 later this month, and have been reflecting on this decade of my life as it’s winding down. When I saw this article on 40 Books to Read Before You Turn 40, I couldn’t help but click! I consider myself well-read, so I was curious […]

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What I Read in July

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd This was a re-read for me, although it’s been well over a decade,  so I didn’t remember many details. It’s a lovely story about a motherless girl and her quest to belong. Coincidentally, this book was listed […]

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