Every month I share a Ranked Reading Recap with my Patreon subscribers. It’s a solo podcast where I chat casually and candidly about the books I read that month and rank them from the worst to the best. Since we’re now halfway through 2021, I wanted to share my favorite reads of the year so […]
There’s nothing quite like summer reading. Even when we no longer get three months “off” from our responsibilities or prizes from the library for pages read, the magical feeling of summer reading sticks with us. For me, it tends to be the season when I let go of thoughts of what I should be reading and indulge in exactly what I want to read. And that means more backlist titles–the paperbacks I’ve been meaning to get around to forever that I can throw in a tote and cart with me wherever I go, ready to be opened whenever I have a few uninterrupted minutes.
It’s no secret that I love Greek mythology. I referred to myself as a “mythology girl” on our Odyssey episode of Novel Pairings and shared my love for my tattered copy of Edith Hamilton’s book of myths. As an adult reader, I can’t resist a mythological retelling. Most of the retellings I’ve encountered recently have […]
I’m trying not to get ahead of myself, but the temperatures in Denver are climbing and I can taste summer reading season in the air. This March, I read two of what are sure to be summer’s buzziest books, and I’m breaking down what I loved about them to help you decide if they’re right […]
In honor of this weekend’s Academy Awards, I’m sharing my five favorite book to movie adaptations. I generally think the book is always better, but some of these films prove that adage wrong by doing justice to, or even outshining, their source material. Sense and Sensibility (1995) Since I was about 10 years old, I’ve […]
Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to read a sappy love story. But if you’re not in the mood for that, I’ve got you covered. Here are 30 fantastic books to read for Valentine’s (and Galentine’s), recommended by mood. American Royals by Katharine McGee For glitz, glam, and multiple couples to ship. Purchase on Amazon […]