What's that? Another book haul post? Abso-freaking-lutely! When I buy books, which is honestly pretty rare, I get really excited and want to tell everyone I can find about the super awesome books I just picked up, even if I don't read them any time soon.... or ever. But the month of July was a… Continue reading July Book Haul
Life is hard. And life certainly isn't fair. Sometimes life feels unmanageable and stressful and sometimes I just want to quite my job and move into a tiny cabin in the mountains. Lately, I have been feeling this all up in my soul and one of the things I've (not-so-recently) found that helps keep me… Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading Lately
Around a year ago, some of my fellow reader friends from my time in a bookstore cafe and I decided to start a book club of our very own to get in our talking-about-books fix, and enjoy a monthly pot luck while we are at it. To pick out next read, we created a google… Continue reading Book Club Books
Over the summer, I traveled around my state with my husband for his job, which, while horrible for my hygiene, provided some really excellent reading time. One of our stops, my husband noticed a shining beacon of lovely-ness right across the street: a Goodwill. In my experience, thrift stores are excellent places to find cheap… Continue reading Book Haul!
Being an avid reader is hard to sustain around a full time job. I work a typical 8-5 job and when I get home, I cook for my husband and then, honestly, we usually play video games together, which is one of the only activities we enjoy together, until we head to bed around 9:30… Continue reading Fitting it in
The reading slump is a real, horrible, clever little monster. It sneaks up on you and preys on your complacency. One day you wake up and you can't remember the last book you read, the books on your nightstand have been replaced with dust. Maybe you noticed it earlier, when no book you picked up… Continue reading The Year(s) the Reading Slump Attacked
I've always been the person who just flies by the seat of my pants when it comes to picking what I am going to read next. Maybe I grab whatever has a nice, pretty cover. Maybe I grab that one book that my book people tell me I absolutely, totally need to read right this… Continue reading Reading Challenge Progress