In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

In Other Words Published by Random House Audio on February 9, 2016 Genres: Memoir Pages: 256 Source: Publisher Goodreads From the Pulitzer Prize winner, a surprising, powerful, and eloquent nonfiction debut In Other Words is at heart a love story—of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession: that of a writer for another language. For Jhumpa Lahiri, that love was for Italian, which first captivated and capsized her during a trip to Florence after college. And although Lahiri studied Italian for many years afterward, true mastery had always eluded her ....more

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Monthly Wrap Up – January 2016

January was completely fantastic. That’s all I can say about it. If every month of this year is this good, it will go down as the best reading year ever ....more

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

Oh my, but am I reading all the things or what? I hope I haven’t bitten off more than I can chew, but…. I’m reading The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom for my Dead Ladies Project ....more

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Top Ten Tuesday – My Dead Ladies Project

Last year, I read a book called The Dead Ladies Project by Jessa Crispin and it really spoke to me. I decide to undertake a (starkly different!) version of my own and read more about (or by) women who interest me. I have a pretty extensive list of ladies I want to learn from, but I picked a random ten for today’s Top Ten Tuesday ....more

It’s Monday! What are you reading?

Ultimate Responsive Image Slider Plugin Powered By Weblizar I don’t know about you guys, but I feel like I have a reading hangover. I’ve been snowed in at my house since Friday and what’s a reader gonna do? A reader is gonna read and that is exactly what I did ....more

40 Before 40: a Birthday List

My birthday is in a couple or three days. I will be 38 years old. I am not willing to call it a “mid-life crisis” or anything, but it just hit me a few days ago that I will actually be forty soon ....more

Thoughts on Mr. Splitfood by Samantha Hunt

Mr. Splitfood by Samantha Hunt Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on January 5, 2016 Genres: Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy, Horror Pages: 336 Format: eBook Source: Friend Goodreads Buy the Book • A contemporary gothic from an author in the company of Kelly Link and Aimee Bender, Mr. Splitfoot tracks two women in two times as they march toward a mysterious reckoning ....more