Book Review: Deep Work

I've really been on the self-help hype lately, can't explain it. Maybe I'm going for a whole new mindset on the career side of life at the moment. Who knows. I first heard about Deep Work from listening to Cal Newport on a TedTalk. (Side Note: Listening to TedTalks on playlists at work is a... Continue Reading →


Book Review: Norse Mythology

I'm a huge fan of Greek Mythology, Hercules is my favorite Disney movie hands down. And my husband actually likes it too. I bought him a book about it, and he hasn't even opened it up. I read Circe last month and wanted to see what the Norse mythology had to say. I started reading... Continue Reading →

Book Review: I Was Anastasia

This book is actually one I DNF-ed. But I'm going to talk about it anyway. I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon begins with Ana Anderson, a woman in a lawsuit trying to prove she is Anastasia Romanov. I requested this book on NetGalley since I'm always a fan of Romanov history. Why, I don't know.... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Crooked Kingdom

Oh my heart. If you have followed my blog over the past two months, you know that I absolutely loved Six of Crows. It was a badass, dark tale of outlaws who accomplished the impossible, only to be double crossed. Now Kaz and his gang of thugs are out for their revenge, but it won't... Continue Reading →

IT Reading Project

Call me weird, crazy, stupid for attempting to read this. I'm terrified. Not just because of the content, but the shear mass of book this is. I've known about IT for a while and the trauma it caused the country in its relationship to clowns. I've seen pictures from the old movie and clips and... Continue Reading →

Great American Read Kick Off

Tomorrow begins PBS's countdown to America's Greatest Read!! I am super excited about this series. And it begins tomorrow night! Every Tuesday night until til October 23rd (MY BDAY!!!). Check your local PBS station for showing times near you.  

Book Review: Dragon Teeth

Dragon Teeth brings to life the history of paleontology and fossil hunting. William Johnson, a wealthy Yale student, enters a fossil expedition on a dare. Professor Marsh leads the team to an unknown destination, desperately trying to out maneuver Cope, a fellow paleontologist. When William gets left behind at one of the hotels, he joins... Continue Reading →

August 2018 Wrap Up

August was a slow reading month. I didn't read must in the first couple weeks, but then I exploded with audiobooks and working on that library stack. And a bunch of book reviews that have been waiting to be posted. You Need a Budget by Jesse Mechem Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton Crooked Kingdom by... Continue Reading →

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