Favorite books

Our son asked me who my favorite author is. We were talking about music, and who his favorite artists are and why: he’s drawn to powerful lyrics. It turns out, he appreciates words as art. Be still my heart. When he asked who my favorite author is, I groaned like I always do when I’m … Continue reading Favorite books

Slow Reading

I typically plow through books. Whether fiction, memoir, professional development, or self-help, I start, and I keep reading until I’m done. I don’t take a lot of time to process. A few weeks ago at work, I participated in a salon, which is basically a fancy word for book club. As part of the salon, … Continue reading Slow Reading

Lunchtime reading

My lunchtime reading this week has been excellent. Monday I devoured Little Fires Everywhere. SO GOOD. Today, I’m revisiting The Weird Sisters, the book my blog’s name came from, and a book I reread every few years because it’s just so fun. The problem with lunchtime reading, though, is that it makes it hard to … Continue reading Lunchtime reading