Books and Writing

5 Books That Made Me Think Differently

Have you ever read a book that just blew your mind? That kept you up at night? That stuck with you for days after you closed it? That changed the way you think about something? These books can be few and far between, the truly life-changing ones even more so. I'm grateful to be able… Continue reading 5 Books That Made Me Think Differently

What I Read This Month

What I Read This Month (September)

Hello hello lovelies! It has been a month. Some months that's the kindest think I can say. It was exhausting - courtesy of both insomnia and the Kavanaugh hearings. I was also a little jealous of all those going back to school. I know, I'm a nerd, but few things made me as happy as… Continue reading What I Read This Month (September)

Books and Writing

5 Great Books About Feminism (#2)

I love books by unapologetically badass women, even if they aren't ostensibly about the female experience. All the better if they are, though. Two of these books are by "celebrities" - read: hardworking, talented, hilarious women. One of these books has sparked a performance-based, awareness-raising movement on college campuses and in community theaters across the… Continue reading 5 Great Books About Feminism (#2)

What I Read This Month

What I Read This Month (August)

Happy Fall! I'm so excited that summer is almost over (I know, controversial opinion - but I'm from Maine and I love the cold.) Chilly fall days are perfect for curling up with a fuzzy blanket, a good book, and a cup of tea. Of course, summer is also a great time to sit outside… Continue reading What I Read This Month (August)

Books and Writing

5 Great Books About Mental Health (#2)

More mental health, woohoo! At some point I'd like to write a little more frankly about my own experiences, but for now here's another batch of good books, particularly some wonderful YA and a bit of a trend of dealing with grief. I think it's important to talk about grief when we talk about mental… Continue reading 5 Great Books About Mental Health (#2)

What I Read This Month

What I Read This Month (July)

Hi all - below are the books I read in July. I'm still experimenting with audio books, so there are a few of those sprinkled in there. And as always, there's quite a mix of fiction, non-fiction, and a bit of YA. July has been a month - I think that's all I can say… Continue reading What I Read This Month (July)