By the Book by Julia Sonneborn

Let’s start with some disclosures: I have only ever read Persuasion once …in high school. This was back when I was trying to prove myself an intellectual and dabbling in the classics. I do not remember the story at all, and I am guessing I didn’t understand the book at the time. So I couldContinue reading “By the Book by Julia Sonneborn”

Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change by Tao Lin

There are just some books that you want to love. For me, this is one of them. I tried really hard to enjoy reading Tao Lin’s Trip, but the writing style didn’t suit my taste. That’s not to say that this was terrible; the concept is fascinating, but it was very hard to get throughContinue reading “Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change by Tao Lin”

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Thinking this would be a great beach read, I borrowed Beartown from the public library to read on my kindle. (Yes! You can borrow e-books!) Around halfway through, I realized that this was not a light read. The good thing was that I only reached that point by the time I was already home, (yes, I know,Continue reading “Beartown by Fredrik Backman”