One of the biggest changes this past year 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. Read more about my reading reflections on 2019 and goals for 2020 here! 1. Bad Blood: … Continue reading 2019 in review: 3 Favorite True Crime books
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
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
7/30/19: It's been over a year since I originally posted this blog, and it's by far my most popular post ever. I figured it was time to do a little refresh and add in some of my newest Christie reads! Below is the original post, plus five new titles. I. Love. Agatha. I am not … Continue reading [EXPANDED] 19 Agatha Christie books, ranked
Musings on the beginning of a new year and reflections on 2017. Plus, my favorite books of 2017!
Three books you need to read ASAP.
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"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 … Continue reading Great audiobook narrators, Part 1
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I recently looked over my list of books that I read in 2016 (as book lovers do) and discovered that, unintentionally, I read several WWII-era books last year. I also happened to notice one overarching detail: Each book strongly featured the color blue in its cover artwork. Coincidence? Maybe. Or the smart marketing people at publishing houses … Continue reading Have you noticed? WWII books all seem to have blue covers