It's hard to find the time to review every book I read, and it's even harder to find the motivation when a book isn't spectacular or noteworthy or made me think or made me hate it. So, this mini-review roundup was born. (February 2018)
I'm cheating a little bit, because Top Ten Tuesday used this topic ages ago. But I already wrote about this week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (My 2018 Reading Goals) and I haven't written about books that I really, truly love in a while, so here we are!
It's hard to find the time to review every book I read, and it's even harder to find the motivation when a book isn't spectacular or noteworthy or made me think or made me hate it. So, this mini-review roundup was born. (December 2017)
It's been really hard for me to watch the news lately. I mean, all year, yes, but in the last month in particular. I've been avoiding Facebook, because even the posts from like-minded women have filled me with dread and heartache. I'm talking about all. these. men.
I get a mild feeling of panic every time someone asks me to recommend books to them. I want to just direct them here, to the safe space where all of my thoughts and feelings are already laid out, where they can read my thoughts on the books before they pick them up.
“We're all weird and damaged in our own way. You're not the only one.” ― Jennifer Niven, Holding Up the Universe
“I always thought it was what I wanted: to be loved and admired. Now I think perhaps I'd like to be known.” ― Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale
“People think that intimacy is about sex. But intimacy is about truth. When you realize you can tell someone your truth, when you can show yourself to them, when you stand in front of them bare and their response is 'you're safe with me'- that's intimacy.” ― Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
“Maybe part of falling in love with someone else is also falling in love with yourself.” ― Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star
I had fallen off the bandwagon a bit when it came to this blog, but one of my favorite features that I have done in the past is contributing to The Broke and The Bookish's Top Ten Tuesday. It gets me really thinking about the books I've read in the past. This prompt, in particular, was challenging … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books You’ve Never Heard Of