Books, Recommendation

What I Read | SEPTEMBER 2017

  Long Way Round by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman and Long Way Down by Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman I loved the documentaries by the same name, so it was fun to read about Ewan and Charley's motorcycle travel adventures from their perspective.  Although it covers the same ground as the films, there were… Continue reading What I Read | SEPTEMBER 2017

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Books, Recommendation

What I Read | September 2016

This month I filled by brain with murder mysteries, musical histories, travel anecdotes, high fantasy, and (auto)biographies of YouTubers and female saints.  Real on-brand, if my brand is “EVERYTHING,” which it is. Hamilton the Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter THE HAMILTOME.  My mom brought this to me, and it only confirms that LMM… Continue reading What I Read | September 2016

Books

The Diamond Caper by Peter Mayle

I have no idea how this book wound up in my library queue; it's unlike everything I read, but I thought it was so much fun!  It's supposed to be a diamond heist mystery, and that definitely happens, but that is the least important part of the story. What matters is a bunch of rich… Continue reading The Diamond Caper by Peter Mayle

Books

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

I loved this book!  I would have been content to read about the little backwoods town of Tupelo Landing and all its delightfully odd characters from Mo's pitch-perfect sixth-grade Southern perspective.  But Turnage included hurricanes, murders, crushes, and car crashes on top of an already excellent story.  The result is one of the best middle… Continue reading Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

Feminism, Pop Culture, Recommendation

Netflix Rec: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

I don't know if I should call Miss Fisher a female Sherlock Holmes or instead compare her to an Agatha Christie sleuth.  To be honest, neither comparison does her justice!  I put this show in my Netflix queue ages ago, and on a whim decided to give it a try before deleting it.  It was… Continue reading Netflix Rec: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

Books

Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm

By the time books arrive at my library after months of sitting in my request queue, I usually forget how I heard of it in the first place.  Such was the case with Unbecoming, and the cover didn't grab my attention.  I very nearly decided to return it unread, but I decided to give the… Continue reading Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm