Reading Recap: August

I did it! I hit my 2021 reading goal! I am pretty proud of myself, not just for, well now, beating that goal, but also reading more classics this month. I even gave poetry another shot. This year has not been kind to me in many ways, reading has been one of the few sources... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Not going to lie, I am still feeling a bit raw from the ending of this book days after finishing it.  The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid tells the story of Evelyn Hugo and her legendary Hollywood career. Or rather, it is about Evelyn telling up-and-coming journalist Monique Grant her life story... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: Killing Commendatore

As part of the Reading Glasses Challenge, I need to read a book recommended by a librarian. Does a former librarian of 40 years you meet in your favourite book shop on holiday count?  Sidenote, bookshops are magical. On that day, I kept meeting lovely older women who gave me so many golden recommendations. If it wasn't... Continue Reading →

Conflict with Classics

Over the past few years, I have made an effort to try and read more classical literature than I used to. While this is a good thing, for the most part, there are a few downsides as well. Now, it isn't really the fault of the book but sometimes while a reading an older story... Continue Reading →

The book wasn’t better

The book was better. A phrase that is used so often that it has almost become a joke. Most bookworms agree that the majority of the time, this rule holds true. However, there are exceptions to every rule. No exceptions. Wait... Normally, details are incredibly important. But sometimes, they can be unnecessary. For example, in Paper... Continue Reading →

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