April ’21 Reading Wrap-Up

April ’21 Reading Wrap-Up

April goal: I’ll stay consistent with a goal of 3 books again for April. What I read:  When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice—Terry Tempest Williams3* (Apr 7)ReviewThe Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth,...
April ’21 Reading Wrap-Up

March ’21 Reading Wrap-Up

March goal: For March, I’ll set a goal of 3 books again. What I read:  Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race—Margot Lee ShetterlyAudiobook narrated by the author4* (Mar 7)ReviewA Beautifully Foolish...
April ’21 Reading Wrap-Up

February ’21 Reading Wrap-Up

February goal: February is a short month, so I’ll set a goal of 3 books. What I read:  Labyrinth of the Spirits (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books #4)—Carlos Ruiz Zafón4.5* (Feb 18)ReviewThe Answer Is…—Alex TrebekAudiobook narrated by Trebek and Ken...
April ’21 Reading Wrap-Up

January ’21 Reading Wrap-Up

January goal: My January goal is tentatively 3 books. What I read:  Zen and the Art of Happiness—Chris Prentiss5* (Jan 1)ReviewLeave the World Behind—Rumaan Alam4* (Jan 6)ReviewBecoming—Michelle Obama5* (Jan 20)ReviewThe Prisoner of Heaven (The Cemetery of...
2020 Reading Review and 2021 Plans

2020 Reading Review and 2021 Plans

2020 wasn’t my best year for reading. Regardless of the actual numbers, I felt dissatisfied with a lot of what I read. One positive development is that I learned I enjoy audiobooks, as long as they’re memoirs read by the author. Maybe not the most...
December Reading Wrap-Up

December Reading Wrap-Up

December goal: No choice in this month’s reading goal: either I read 6 or I miss my target. What I read:  The Fire Next Time—James Baldwin4* (Dec 6)ReviewThe Little Prince—Antoine de Saint-Exupéry4* (Dec 10)ReviewThe Velveteen Rabbit—Margery Williams...