Books

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

Oh noooO!!!  Too many feelings.  This review is going to be less intelligent and more an emotional outpouring of OH MY GOSH THIS BOOK. I mean, the premise is fantastic.  Harry August lives his life, dies, and...is reborn.  As himself, same parents, same place, same situation.  But he remembers everything of his life before.  It… Continue reading The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

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Books

Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

I heard this was a good biography, and I like Apple products, so I gave it a chance.  Actually, I got it at the library with three other massive books (this one clocks in at 570 pages) and I chose to read it first because I assumed I wouldn't get past the first page.  I… Continue reading Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Books

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

THIS BOOK.  Holy cow, it's been a while since I've torn through a book in one day, but I'll Give You the Sun was impossible to put down.  Art, mystery, family, love, grief--this book is absolutely beautiful, both in the way that it is written and in what it covers.  I'm still stunned.  This book… Continue reading I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Travel

Flying First Class for the First Time

When I printed my boarding pass after checking in online, I was surprised to see the my seat number labeled “Check at Gate.” I didn't think much of it, and the next day I worked my way through DFW to Gate E30. As boarding began and I realized everyone else knew their seat assignment, I… Continue reading Flying First Class for the First Time

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The Hollow Kingdom by Clare B. Dunkle

OH MY GOSH THIS BOOK.  After I read the last page, I literally held The Hollow Kingdom in the air, shook it, and rasped, "I love you so much!"  It's been a while since a story was so exactly catered to my interests, and I'm still reeling from its perfection. I mean, first of all,… Continue reading The Hollow Kingdom by Clare B. Dunkle