I mean that in the best way. I went on an unplanned reading hiatus of about two months while devoting my free time to election work, and I just needed something funny and light to get back into reading. The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams hit the spot. The concept is this: a … Continue reading I’m Back! And with a very silly book.
The Yellow House by Sarah Broom is labeled as a memoir, but that label doesn't really capture what the book is. Broom tells the story of her family, starting with her grandmother Amelia and then turning to her mother, Ivory Mae. If there is a central character in the book, it's Ivory Mae. She is … Continue reading Book Review: The Yellow House
Polly Evans, a travel writer and journalist, spent about five months traveling around Argentina, with a loose goal of learning to ride horses. On a Hoof and a Prayer recounts her travels and adventures. Reading travel books right now is bittersweet: it's a way to travel vicariously but also makes me miss traveling so much … Continue reading Horsing Around
One of the Reading Women 2020 Challenge prompts is to read AND watch a book-to-movie adaptation. I had a hard time finding a book for this because I had already read (or watched) many of the good choices, but also because I don't necessarily look for the same things in books and movies. I settled … Continue reading The Eternal Book vs. Movie Question