books

It’s BOOK TIME!!!! My 2016 Reading List

Huzzah!  NPR has finally released their 2015 Book Concierge, a categorized and curated list of (in their opinion, which I usually share) the most notable, entertaining, relevant, important, well-written, etc. books of 2015, and for the fourth year in a row I’ve used it to create a reading list for myself for the coming year.(…)

And Now…The 2015 Reading List!

So, it’s that time of year again.  That time when I get really, really, really excited about books and reading and all things nerdy, and I decide that I can read ALL the books because I have so much free time on my hands.  Yep, it’s 2015 Reading List time!  Yaaaaay!  Wooooohooooo! Yaa– What?  I can’t believe(…)

It’s the 2014 Reading List!

I started writing my last “I Read, and So Should You” post of 2013 on Saturday, but what with one thing and another (one thing being taking advantage of the 50 degree weather and hitting the zoo in December and another being worn out from tromping around the zoo) I fell asleep on the couch at 8:30 that(…)

I HATE This Book: Charting New Emotional Territory

As much as I read, I suppose it was bound to happen.   Frankly, it’s probably surprising that it hasn’t happened before now, but it never has.  Never, ever, have I hated a book.  That is until I read Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead.  Oof, you guys, I hate this book.  I mean viscerally, deep-down, soul-burning LOATHE.  I(…)