Book Lists, Book Reviews, Fiction

3 Great Fiction Titles to Read this Winter

March is around the corner, and you either feel like the end of winter is in sight, or we're just getting started. It snowed here yesterday, so I still feel like we're fully in the grip of winter. It's two months in to 2020, but I'm still thinking about books I loved from 2019. I… Continue reading 3 Great Fiction Titles to Read this Winter

Book Lists, Book Reviews, General Nonfiction, Nonfiction

3 Nonfiction Books for Fiction Lovers

I used to think that nonfiction was slow and boring. I was wrong. These books are a great place to start if you're new to nonfiction, but want the intrigue, storytelling, and thrills of fiction. The best part is that not only are these books a great story—they're also true! Read more about my reading… Continue reading 3 Nonfiction Books for Fiction Lovers

Book Lists, Book Reviews, Nonfiction, True Crime

3 True Crime Books to Get You Started on the Genre

One of the biggest changes I made in 2019 is that I've become a fan of nonfiction. I used to dislike reading nonfiction (see this post), but this year I've found myself enjoying nonfiction just as much—if not more—than fiction. One of my favorite sub-genres of true crime is non-violent true crime. From my list… Continue reading 3 True Crime Books to Get You Started on the Genre

Book Lists, Book Reviews, Features, Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult

7 Books to Read after Binging the New Season of Veronica Mars

I came to Veronica Mars late in the game, but since I started watching the show about a year ago, I haven't turned back. I love this series, and not just because I'm a huge mystery buff. Veronica is all the things I loved about Nancy Drew, but with a darker edge and a razor-sharp… Continue reading 7 Books to Read after Binging the New Season of Veronica Mars

Audiobooks, Book Lists, Features

Great Audiobook Narrators, Part 2

If you don't know yet, I am crazy about audiobooks. And now that I'm in graduate school, it's harder than ever to make time to read physical books (besides textbooks). I've found that audiobooks are a great way to achieve my reading goals while making monotonous tasks like chores, the morning commute, and cooking more… Continue reading Great Audiobook Narrators, Part 2

Book Lists, Features, Fiction, Mystery, Popular Posts

21 Agatha Christie Books, Ranked

2/1/20: I've added two books to the list, bringing the total to 21. Here's to reading more Christie in 2020! 7/30/19: It's been over a year since my original post, and this is by far my most popular post ever. I figured it was time to do a little refresh and add in some of… Continue reading 21 Agatha Christie Books, Ranked

Book Lists, Features, Popular Posts

On Almost Hitting My Reading Goals, Favorite Books of 2017, and More

What a turbulent, change-filled, and exhausting year 2017 has been. Besides the craziness happening in the world at large, this has been one of the most difficult years of my life. When I started this blog back in January of last year (here's my first review!), I had no clue how much things would change… Continue reading On Almost Hitting My Reading Goals, Favorite Books of 2017, and More

Book Lists, Features

The Last Three Things I’ve Read (Plus Why I Disappeared Again)

It's been a while. Again. I swore once things settled down with the move out to Colorado, I'd regularly write again. Whelp. Things didn't settle down, because almost as soon as we were unpacked, we decided to move (AGAIN) for new job opportunities. Moving for the second time in six months, starting a new job, and beginning… Continue reading The Last Three Things I’ve Read (Plus Why I Disappeared Again)

Audiobooks, Book Lists, Features

Great Audiobook Narrators, Part 1

"Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them."— Lemony Snicket Picking a good audiobook isn't just about picking the right book. It's about picking a voice you can listen to for the next 12 hours. I've written about it before, but a narrator can make or break an audiobook. Struggling to find… Continue reading Great Audiobook Narrators, Part 1