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Covers of the 20 books I read this May, mostly romance

Romance Reading

Well, I have completed my conversion to Romance reader. It is officially not just a phase. Looking at my May reads, Romance reading has taken over my life. I read 20 books in May...

book cover for how to walk away by katherine center, red background with a propeller airplane and flowers

Book Review: How to Walk Away

Margaret’s boyfriend Chip ignores her fear of flying and takes her for a ride in a Cessna to romantically propose even though he hasn’t earned his pilot’s license yet (WTF, CHIP?). A strong storm...

Four book covers, each displaying an "R" in the upper right hand corner.

Audible’s New Romance Package

I have jumped on the romance genre bandwagon. There seems to have been a cultural shift for the genre away from the “guilty pleasure” or even “deep and hidden shame” to being taken more...

Book Review: The Displaced

The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen is a book of essays by refugee writers. These essays give a voice to the individuals in the burgeoning refugee crisis, specifically in reaction to Trump’s anti-refugee policies....

Vacation Reading

We spent Spring Break in New Mexico! I didn’t get to sit on a beach or by a pool like in my daydreams, but it was pretty satisfying. It has been over a year...

T5W: Childrens Books to Read as an Adult

It’s Top 5 Wednesday! Today the topic is children’s books to read as an adult. As a parent I have lots of time to think about this topic, though at this point my oldest...

Welcome to Austin!

It’s that time again, SXSW is here and people are flooding into town. Even if you’re here for SXSW film or music or interactive or wellness, if you’re a bibliophile you will want to...