I’m a big reader. I got off track logging my books as I read them in Goodreads this year to prove I met my goal of over 100, but I’m confident I did. No doubt about it, even without the proof, I know I’m well over it. So if you’ve been wishing you’d find a…Read More
I fell down a rabbit hole of YA ebook deals tonight, sooooooo here, benefit from my search. These are almost all $2 right now: Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han Proof of Forever by Lexa Hillyer The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart…Read More
For your consideration.
“In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.”
― Mr. Dumby (Act III) in Oscar Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan
As I worked on adding books to the floor-to-ceiling bookcases recently built in around the living room fireplace, I realized I didn’t have enough non-fiction in hardcopy to balance things out. So I added a bunch to my wishlist and ended up with a new stack on my birthday. Perfect. Coming Soon: bookcase photos, living…Read More
It’s summer and super hot, so this line I highlighted in my copy of Julie Murphy’s Dumplin’ jumped out at me and I wanted to share:
There’s something about swimsuits that make you think you’ve got to earn the right to wear them. And that’s wrong. Really, the criteria is simple. Do you have a body? Put a swimsuit on it.
If you’re a fan of John Green or Rainbow Rowell or interested in a book with a fat protagonist (or realistic characters who aren’t perfect or small town issues or Texas!), this one’s for you. Also, Julie is in my book club and I promise any money you spend on her books is going to someone you’d be happy to support. She’s great and so are her books.
Looking to add some YA to your life? These are currently $1-3 for Kindle (and I bought them all, obvs). Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein Shadow and Bone (The Grisha #1) by Leigh Bardugo Lost Girls (Lost Girls #1) by Kate Ellison P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #2) by…Read More
Have you seen Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2009 visit to The White House? He literally mentions that he’s working on Hamilton (and it seems like a joke but isn’t) and OMG watching that and knowing what happened is fantastic: And a few days ago, President Obama welcomed Lin-Manuel and Hamilton to The White House: I’ve listened to the…Read More