On the Books – Book List

I have a pile of books sitting on my bedside table, just waiting to be picked up and delved into! These are the books I’ll be reading in the next few weeks: 1. Hector and the Search for Happiness by Francois Lelord 2. A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan 3. George Harrison: Behind […]

Top of the Cookbooks to Try List

I’ve been cooking the same old meals for months. Months. And they’re delicious (obviously, that’s how I’ve gone months with basically the same 5 recipes), but it’s fun to mix things up every once in a while. Hence, this blog post. These are the top three cookbooks on my list. You will be mine! And […]

Bookstores of Boston

I love a good bookstore. They’re holding so many characters and creatures and worlds inside. Filled to the brim with magic! Here are a few that might be worth taking a peruse through in Beantown… 1. Brookline Booksmith 2. Commonwealth Books 3. Brattle Book Shop 4. Barbara’s Bestsellers 5. Grolier Poetry Book Shop (okay so this one might be […]

Next on My Fiction Book List

1) Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan I discovered that after I bought this book that (if you get the right one) it glows in the dark! That’s enough for me. To the top of the list! 2) Ethan Frome and Selected Stories by Edith Wharton I’ve mentioned her before and I’ll mention her again. […]

Music Marvel: Tom Petty

Tom Petty’s music, whether he’s jamming with the Heartbreakers or playing on his own, is way up there on my list of all-time favorites. I don’t know exactly what it is that I love so much about it. There’s no other sound quite like it that I’ve heard. It’s always been music that has stood out […]

Why I Love Edith Wharton’s Writing

I discovered Edith Wharton in one of my high school English classes when we were assigned The House of Mirth  as summer reading. Out of the books we had been assigned, it had the most impact on me by far. I remember rereading many of the paragraphs because I liked them so much. Her poetic style enthralls […]

Superheroes and Books about Bookshops

 Note: I haven’t read any of these yet; they’re all on my list.    1. All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman I like to watch Carrie Fletcher’s channel, ItsWayPastMyBedtime, on Youtube. She loves reading books like me. This book comes highly recommended from her. Learn more about it here. It looks like something different. Could […]

Next on My Nonfiction Book List

Books I’d like to read sometime very soon, preferably yesterday or last week or…well you get it. So here it is: 1) The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life, by Alex Bellos Math is one of those subjects that a lot of people hate with a passion. This book, which […]