(many, many) books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty

Given the stressful circumstances that many of us now find ourselves in, I thought that today I would share many, many books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty. Each book listed is linked to a post or review that I've written about it (if there is one), in case you want to learn more or … Continue reading (many, many) books about dealing with and overcoming uncertainty

Top Ten Books of the Last Decade (by release year)

Earlier this year, I created this Top Ten Tuesday post to share my favorite books released in the last ten years. Back then I hadn't yet read a book released in 2019, so I left that spot blank. But look at me now! 2019 is complete, and I have indeed read books publishe last year. … Continue reading Top Ten Books of the Last Decade (by release year)

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books Released in the Last 10 Years

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share our favorite books released in the last 10 years. As someone who tends to read older books and isn't great at staying on top of new releases, I'm pretty intrigued to see how this list will go. I … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Books Released in the Last 10 Years

Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Tackle that Reading Slump

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share books that pull us out of reading slumps. We've all been there: for some reason the mood just won't strike us, and any book we open up inevitably seems off-putting. Reading slumps are a bibliophile's worst nightmare, … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books to Tackle that Reading Slump

ABOUT GRACE by Anthony Doerr

Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See is easily one of the best novels I have ever read. I read it during Christmastime in 2014 and absolutely gushed about my love for it in a review I wrote shortly thereafter. It's one of those books that sticks with you long after you read it, and consequently … Continue reading ABOUT GRACE by Anthony Doerr

QUOTE: Anthony Doerr

"You know the greatest lesson of history? It's that history is whatever the victors say it is. That's the lesson. Whoever wins, that's who decides the history. We act in our own self-interest. Of course we do. Name me a person or a nation who does not. The trick is figuring out where your interests … Continue reading QUOTE: Anthony Doerr

Book Review: ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

Author: Anthony Doerr Number of Pages: 531 Publisher: Scribner Release Date: May 6, 2014 "Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds … Continue reading Book Review: ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE