New to the List: Maus, Parts I and II by Art Spiegelman (A novel set during wartime) Ok, so I know that Maus is technically not a ‘novel’ (rather a graphic novel, but I say it counts). It is broken into two parts and it is probably one of the most heartbreaking things I have […]Read more "2017 Reading Challenge: January"
New to the List: Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham (A book written by a celebrity) The Dream of a Common Language* by Adrienne Rich (A book of poetry) Giovanni’s Room* by James Baldwin (A book set in Europe) Around the World in 50 Years: My Adventures to Every Country on Earth by […]Read more "2016 Reading Challenge: January"
‘Tis the Season for New Year’s Resolutions…or in my case improvements upon my never ending bucket list. While I feel I accomplished a lot in 2015 (traveled to Haiti, L.A., and Seattle; met George R. R. Martin; got a little more serious about photography; graduated from grad school), I feel I didn’t really accomplish much […]Read more "‘Tis the Season…and other General Announcements"
Ok, it had been a while since I have posted an update on my 2015 Reading Challenge progress, but in my defense I just started my last term of Grad school (only 45 days to go)! But I managed to read about three book in the mean time 🙂 New to the List: Someone by […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge: Update"
New to the List: Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by Multiple Authors (A book of short stories) The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles edited by William Irwin and Gregory Bassham (A book a friend recommended) The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (A book with nonhuman characters) My latest progress […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge: Update"
New to the List: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (A trilogy) Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (A trilogy) Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (A trilogy) Before you read any further, be warned: I am going to say very unfavorable things about the series, so if you are a fan brace yourself. There were a lot […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge: Update"
New to the List: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee (A book published this year) To finish off July, I am adding this to my list for the 2015 Reading Challenge. If you haven’t heard, Harper Lee wrote a new book – a follow up to her other book, To Kill a Mockingbird. If […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge: Update"
New to the List: The Hours by Michael Cunningham (A Pulitzer Prize-winning book) The Twits by Roald Dahl (A book from your childhood) It’s What I Do by Lynsey Addario (A book that made you cry) I am getting back into the swing of things and picking up my reading pace while I am enjoying […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge: Update"
New to the List: I’m Not a Terrorist, but I’ve Played One on TV by Maz Jobrani (A funny book) Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell (A mystery or thriller) I am not going to lie, these past few months have been extremely stressful for me and one of the unfortunate consequences has been that my […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge: Update"
Last year I was able to cross Read More off of my bucket list, but I want to stay motivated to keep up with reading this year. In order to do this, I decided to join a book lovers group and each of us are going to attempt to do the 2015 Reading Challenge. At […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge"