Reading for Fun

Having taken a couple weeks off from the blog and having taken some time in my personal life to reset and breathe, I am beginning to come to terms with the fact that I need to re-prioritize some of my many commitments. One such re-prioritization for me has been the…

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Travelling in a Pandemic

While I love the ability that literature has to transport you to a different world, there is also certainly something to be said for actual travels. I was very fortunate to spend this past weekend up north visiting my family. Even just a few hours of driving provides such a…

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Paperbacks

Musings I have a special fondness for paperbacks. A new paperback book feels sacred—the crisp pages and unbent spine contain an entire world, yet the book itself is vulnerable and fleeting. When finding an unscathed softback on the shelves of a library or hidden in the nooks of your favorite…

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Finding Book People

My apologies for the lack of post last week. Having worked back-to-back 60 hour weeks, I simply didn’t have the brain power left to write a review deserving of any book. Plus, I recently joined a number of book clubs as part of my international literature mania, and I found…

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When Stories Eclipse Words

It's been a busy week with twelve hour days at the day job. This means that for once I find myself short on words. This is perhaps fitting though given that this week's review is similarly short and sweet. Only so many words can describe Fredrik Backman’s A Man Called…

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