2019 Reading Challenge Update – 5 of My Favorites, So Far

2019 Reading Challenge Update – 5 of My Favorites, So Far

The other day, I had to pop by the store to pick up some bits and bobs for the house. When I walked in the door, my senses were overwhelmed as I was greeted by aisles of stocking stuffers, red, green, silver, and gold Christmas crackers, and racks of festive, glittering party outfits. My friends, [...]

Why I Started a Book Club and What I’ve Learned Along the Way

Why I Started a Book Club and What I’ve Learned Along the Way

For years, I'd wanted to join a book club. They're the perfect dichotomy. On one hand, they create safe outlets for robust intellectual discourse and on the other, they're the perfect excuse to get together with your girlfriends on a school night and drink some wine. I'd never joined a book club before because they were [...]

Christchurch Libraries 101 & My 2018 Reading Challenge

Christchurch Libraries 101 & My 2018 Reading Challenge

Throughout my life, I've fluctuated between ripping through books and then finding myself in a months-long literary drought. Every time I get back into reading I ask myself why I ever stopped. To avoid perpetuating this terrible cycle, I'm committing to reading 52 books in 2018. Here's the thing, books can be pretty pricey. Let's [...]