What I’m Reading During COVID-19 Quarantine

Diversifying my next round of reading We've been very fortunate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Both our jobs are intact and easily done from the safety of our homes. We love spending time together and have used the hours I'm not commuting to partner on projects around the house or binge watch shows on Hulu. When …

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Literary Travels: Reading Lolita in Tehran

I always have a book in hand, but the one I just finished had me so engaged while I was reading it--and has continued to intrigue me after having finished it--that I thought it was worth some commentary. I've been reading a lot of fiction lately but Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi is an autobiography--'a …

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Local Library Love

I am ashamed to say it took me four weeks to find my local library. Well, not technically. We had passed it a couple of times driving through town handling other post-move necessities, like transferring our licenses, registering our vehicles, shopping for groceries, etc. So I had found it--I just had not visited it. Until …

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Literary Travels: Vive la France

It must have been some residual subconscious that has me reading stories from/about/taking place in France-- it seems our recent trip there was an aeon ago and not just a couple months. I won't go into lengthy reviews of my recent literary pursuits--but I did enjoy them and they were very different from one another. …

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Literary Travels: Lulu in Marrakech

I set a pretty aggressive goal on Goodreads.com for 2013 since I blew away my goals the last couple years. Unfortunately I might have been a little too aggressive--last time I checked in I'm 11 books behind reaching my goal by the end of the year. Darn wedding planning is getting in the way of …

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