Well, not in real life: I’ve arrived in the New England state on my reading journey of the United States. I finished reading Louisiana, and now I get to move on to Maine — in winter! We lived in Maine one winter and I loved it: snow piled to the eaves, icicles dripping nearly to the ground. … Continue reading I’ve arrived in Maine!
I started reading the US in three books per state in January of 2014, nearly three years ago. I just finished reading Kansas, the 17th of 51 states (and the District of Columbia). This is going to take a while. Continue reading This might take a decade
I have another blog. It’s called Andrea Reads America, and it chronicles my reading tour of the United States. Until yesterday, I had abandoned it. I didn’t like spending time there anymore. The blog’s theme was outdated, the look was stale, and the thought of overhauling the site overwhelmed me. I finished reading the state of Iowa … Continue reading Andrea Reads America got a makeover
I spent this weekend devouring a novel. I can’t remember the last time I started a book on a Friday and finished it on a Sunday. It made me so happy to feast on fiction again! After being let down by a book I had been excited to read, I went into this one with little hope. I allowed myself a little … Continue reading Fiction jubilation
I am super excited. I’m about to start on an entirely new and foreign-to-me part of the country on my Andrea Reads America reading project: Idaho. What I’m most giddy about is that there is an author I’ve been hearing about for years — on book podcasts and in my book-nerd circles — and I’ve … Continue reading Delaying gratification
In case there was any question of my coolness, let’s just put that notion to rest: I am currently playing summer book bingo. But look how awesome that card is!! As you may or may not know, I am in the midst of an epic reading project. I am reading three books set in each … Continue reading Summer Book Bingo