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...
December Reading Wrap-Up

November Reading Wrap-Up

November goal: November’s goal is 4 books—otherwise, I won’t make my annual goal. Yeah, about that… What I read:  Pretty Things—Janelle Brown4* (Nov 18)ReviewHaunted Mansion: Imagineering a Disney Classic—Jason Surrell5* (Nov 21)ReviewThe Ten...
Poe-tober 2020 Report

Poe-tober 2020 Report

It was hard to “celebrate” Poe-tober this year. “Creepy and dark” has been 2020’s entire mood, so it didn’t feel like much of an escape. In-person events didn’t happen and my heart wasn’t in it. But, still, here’s...
December Reading Wrap-Up

October Reading Wrap-Up

October goal: I’ll set a goal of 4 books to keep up with my goal for the year. A full Poe-tober report will follow later this week. What I read:  The Turn of the Key—Ruth Ware4* (Oct 12)ReviewRebecca—Daphne du Maurier 5* (Oct 20)ReviewMexican Gothic—Silvia...
December Reading Wrap-Up

September Reading Wrap-Up

September goal: This month has the potential to be wild, so I’ll set a goal of 4 books for September and try to stay on pace. It’s always interesting to look back to what I wrote a month ago about my expectations for the next few weeks. If only I’d...
December Reading Wrap-Up

August Reading Wrap-Up

August goal: I’ll commit to 4 books this month, though that feels like a stretch right now. What I read:  Action Park—Andy Mulvihill w Jake Rossen 4.75* (Aug 11)ReviewOver the Top—Jonathan Van Ness (audiobook) 4* (Aug 15)ReviewScrappy Little Nobody—Anna...