Stock Your Shelves: November Releases

Stock Your Shelves: November Releases

Happy Halloween! It seems it’s always time for another Stock Your Shelves post, but I can’t believe October is already over. Before we know it, it’ll be Thanksgiving, and then Christmas time and time to debate over your favorite books of the year. I’m just not ready! Until then, though, here are some books for the final month of fall, […]

Book Shop Stop: Mostly Books, Philadelphia

Book Shop Stop: Mostly Books, Philadelphia

Hello! It’s Monday but I’m not even mad, because I spent Sunday in the best way possible: brunching and browsing books. My boyfriend heard about this store and thought I would love it and of course I did. (How could I not?) Mostly Books looks like an abandoned warehouse/barn type building, and goes back forever with room upon room of […]

Review: Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami

Review: Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami

But who can say what’s best? That’s why you need to grab whatever chance you have of happiness where you find it, and not worry about other people too much. My experience tells me that we get no more than two or three such chances in a life time, and if we let them go, we regret it for the […]

Review: Dept. of Speculation, by Jenny Offill

Review: Dept. of Speculation, by Jenny Offill

Memories are microscopic. Tiny particles that swarm together and apart. Little people, Edison called them. Entities. He had a theory about where they came from and that theory was outer space.¬† I heard a lot about Jenny Offill’s¬†Department of Speculation¬†earlier in the year when it was released, but it kind of slipped off my list of things to look out […]

Movie Review: Gone Girl

Movie Review: Gone Girl

WHERE’S YOUR WIFE, NICK? I can still hear crazy neighbor Naomi Hawthorne screaming as Nick Dunne pleaded for the return of his wife. Gone Girl brought to life the 2012 bestseller by Gillian Flynn in a pretty much flawless way. It was so close to the book that I really can’t think of a single complaint or something I missed. […]

Read a Latte Takes Thought Catalog

Good morning! I recently submitted an article called 7 Books for Breakups to my favorite website, Thought Catalog. It was completely on a whim so you can imagine my surprise when I got an email this morning with a LINK TO MY ARTICLE. You can read it here! So excited to have my name in that link to something I’ve […]