Books I loved in 2022

I read 61 books in 2022 for my own pleasure, plus another 17 in my capacity as a nonfiction book reviewer for Publishers Weekly. Halfway through the year, I moved to a new house with a bright, sunny living room; I rediscovered reading in natural light, sitting upright on the couch, sometimes with music playing… Continue reading Books I loved in 2022


Books I Loved in 2019

I read just shy of 50 new-to-me books in 2019, not including my class assignments (which included some chapbooks as well as short stories and poems). Of those, there are about a dozen that I am still thinking about, even if it's been months since I read them. I love these books because they are… Continue reading Books I Loved in 2019

Books I read and loved in 2018

Five years ago, in response to a rise in discourse about why women authors are less read and reviewed than male authors, I posted a roundup of all the books by women I read in 2013. But this blog has always been about creating a personal record for myself above all else, so I've kept… Continue reading Books I read and loved in 2018

Books I Read and Loved in 2017

November/December was a little bit of a wash reading-wise. I trudged my way through two more books for my book reviewer side hustle, and continued to enjoy Moby-Dick but there's so much of it! Then I downloaded Carmen Maria Machado's┬áHer Body and Other Parties and devoured it and felt alternately amazing and awful, like drinking… Continue reading Books I Read and Loved in 2017