beach reads


The River of No Return // The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope // Vampires in the Lemon Grove // Speaking from Among the Bones (read the earlier 3 books first!) // The Apothecary // The Interestings Mermaid in Chelsea Creek // Equilateral: A Novel // The Orphan Master // Advent // It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris

summer reading list


Summer! Time for escapist reading at the beach, rose geranium lemonade, soaking up as much sun as possible before the winter frosts creep back in. Some of these I’ve read and liked – I stayed up until 2 a.m. last night finishing The Flight of Gemma Hardy, others are just on my list for the […]



Sunday night was spent sobbing through the last 40 pages of this book, with Sean asking me “What’s wrong!? What’s wrong?” and me choking out “It’s just so SAD.” It is. And beautiful and heart exploding and wondrous and perfect. Lauren Groff might just be my favorite writer these days. There’s an essay written by […]

summer reading club


It’s been awhile since my last book post, and I’ve been reading pretty often. I churn through things so quickly I don’t always have time to absorb them, and it makes me want discussion & absorption. Which made me have an idea — let’s start a summer blog book club! How it works! 1. I’ll […]

snow day


Ok, we don’t get them here, so I’m dreaming. While the rest of the country freezes, it’s sunny and warm here. Boo! But this post is a tribute to staying in, bundled by the woodstove, cracking open a new book and going on adventures! I had a stack for my convalescence, but only got through […]