What I Read This Month

What I Read This Month: December 2019

This month featured an eclectic list of books, even for me. I made progress in my re-read of a YA series I loved as a kid. I discovered some more incredibly poetry. And I read a couple of great memoirs about addiction and mental illness. Here is everything I read in December. Let Me Clear… Continue reading What I Read This Month: December 2019

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What I Read This Month: November 2019

I went on a bit of an audiobook binge in November, which added quite a bit to my total number of books read. Overall though, I think poetry was the standout this month. I discovered some truly incredible poetry. Below is the list of everything I read in November. Life Inside my Mind by Jessica… Continue reading What I Read This Month: November 2019

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The Best Books I Read In the Second Half of 2019

I read some really fantastic books in the second half of 2019, between June and December. Everything from immersive novels to thought-provoking poetry. Below are my absolute favorites, culled from all my monthly reading wrap-ups. Have you read any of these? What did you think? The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feeble-Minded by Molly… Continue reading The Best Books I Read In the Second Half of 2019

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The Best Books I Read In the First Half of 2019

I know it's too early to do a full reading wrap up for 2019, but I've already started recommending books to people as "the best I've read this year." So I thought I'd put together a long list of the best books I read between January and June of 2019. There's a mixture here -… Continue reading The Best Books I Read In the First Half of 2019

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What I Read This Month: October 2019

Wow - it has been a while. In the unpredictable way that life tends to go, this blog had to take a back seat to a lot of personal family stuff that happened this time last year. But I'm really happy to be trying to get back into it. So here is everything I read… Continue reading What I Read This Month: October 2019

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5 Great Non-Fiction Books (#3)

Fun fact: I read all these books as part of my undergrad career. They were assigned predominantly in my Peace & Justice Studies classes - namely, Introduction to Peace and Justice Studies, Introduction to Human Rights, and Introduction to Conflict Resolution. While reading dictated by a syllabus can feel forced or tedious at the time,… Continue reading 5 Great Non-Fiction Books (#3)

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5 Books That Made Me Think Differently (#2)

I won't be so dramatic as to say that these books completely changed my life. That's high praise that I bestow rarely - thus far only on Harry Potter, but with a couple of close runners up. So no, I'm not a changed human for having read these books, but some of my thoughts, opinions,… Continue reading 5 Books That Made Me Think Differently (#2)