What happened between Point A and Point B and how did her plan go so awry? I started reading In Five Years expecting a breezy rom-com about Dannie finding what was right for her, but the heart-wrenching twist in the middle took the story to a completely different place. This book is...

The Pretty Woman-esque story arc (glam vacations! fancy meals! nice apartment!) in the first half of the book is a lot of fun, but it's the thriller/murder mystery in the second half that will keep you up half the night reading. Hi, my name is Lisa and I'm addicted to Gone Girl-esque...

I finally got around to reactivating my defunct library card recently and ever since then my reading rate has skyrocketed. In fact, I'm expanding this post to include 6 books instead of the usual 4—and I'm not even including everything I've read lately! Here are the books I couldn't stop...

I have a million things on my to-do list and plans with dozens of people, but somehow I still manage to read. Let's just say my Kobo account on my iPad has seen plenty of action in the last few weeks. Without the magic of the pants to hold them together, and with the demands of their...

If you're thinking that this isn't the most uplifting reading material during a global pandemic, know that Atwood deftly ties together these testimonials and recounts how these women bring about the downfall of Gilead. So yes, there is a happy-ish ending. When fashion stylist Maddie gets...

If you're looking to do the same, here are 6 reads I enjoyed recently. Kelly is a brilliant but socially awkward robotics engineer who's sick of the scrutiny her family puts on her dating life, and unsure if she'll ever find The One. So for her sister's upcoming wedding, instead of finding...

Has anyone else been following the movie casting gossip as closely as I have? What's on your reading list this summer? Let me know in the comments! And if you're looking for other book recommendations, check out my round-ups from January, March, and May. Shop the post

A new boss, lots of work projects, the Bar Method Fitness Challenge, my second cold of 2020(!), persistent neck and shoulder pain, domain issues on the blog, regular old adulting...February was a lot to handle. But whenever I craved an escape at the end of a long day, I knew that I'd have a...

" I found the constantly shifting perspectives and the fact that all the narrators are unreliable disorienting at first, particularly since I was only reading a couple of pages at a time late at night before bed—I'd have to flip back at least 5 pages to re-orient myself and see which points...

Re-activating my library card and reading more often were two of the most positive changes I made in 2019, and I hope to keep up the reading in 2020! January is a time for new beginnings, and true to the spirit of this month, I've been drawn to stories about characters pursuing fresh starts....

 

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