Archive for December 2018

What's Your Story? Becoming by Michelle Obama

What's Your Story? Becoming by Michelle Obama
It’s interesting where your mind can go when you are reading a memoir. When someone is sharing their story, I think it’s only natural to try to meet the author on some shared plane of existence. After all, it’s just a person telling their story — not unlike meeting a new friend for coffee and... Read more »

Best Books of 2018

Best Books of 2018
… and in the blink of an eye, we are halfway through December. Why, at the end of a year, does it always seem like it flew by? Based on how much I actually accomplished in reading, it seems like I should have at least another 6 months to tackle my TBR list. Which, by... Read more »

Staying in a Moment Forever: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

Staying in a Moment Forever: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
Should you read “The Great Believers?” Short answer: Yes. Short, but longer answer: I cried ugly through the last 30 pages. My God, yes, read this. “The Great Believers” is above all else, a love story about the closest of friendships. At its core sits Fiona, a young, determined woman adopted as a sister by... Read more »
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