That title just sounded so much more entertaining than the usual “Here are things I’m currently recommending”. But, lately I’ve been feeling a bit like Julie Andrews with the lists of all of my favourite things and decided to share.
Books 1. The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. If you follow me on twitter or Instagram, you will have heard me already rave about this book. I’m not going to do any review justice, (also, I’m lazy), so just read it.
2. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach. It’s about baseball. And EVERY OTHER HUMAN EXPERIENCE, so …READ MORE
Congratulations to Miranda and Sarahdotcom for each winning a copy of A Short History of Nearly Everything. Hurrah! Send me your addresses and when the MAIL STRIKE is over, you will get your packages!
Now. Tomorrow is my last official day with my class and let’s just face facts. I’m not mentally ready to let go of my little burritos. Nor am I capable of even writing about them. (Whoa. I just said ‘nor’? Who do I think I am, Charles Dickens?) I’m going to work hard to not cry tomorrow. My ugly cry sounds like a pair of tone deaf whales …READ MORE
So it’s summer. Which is great, because I’m tired of it being spring. As soon as people talk of spring, some asshole has to throw in the word ‘cleaning’ then I feel like I need to spend every free weekend washing floors and scrubbing dishes. But once summer hits, suddenly people start talking about reading and that whole nasty ‘spring cleaning’ idea is thrown out with as much grace as Courtney Love shows after a three day bender.
As someone who adores books in big ways, I love the idea of an entire season dedicated to reading. A morning curled …READ MORE