Category Archives: GOOD READS

Exhausted + Euphoric: I finished The Goldfinch!

Hello! Happy Tuesday. I’m still in Ohio at the moment, currently typing while eating homemade chocolate chip cookies and sipping Constant Comment tea, having had an utterly leisurely morning (my favorite kind). A little yoga. A little packing. A last bit … Continue reading

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READ THIS! ELEANOR + PARK By Rainbow Rowell I’ve mentioned this before, but since most of the US (and Japan) is in the midst of a frozen Polar Vortex, I’m thinking a few of you might be looking for a … Continue reading

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READING + MUSIC: On The Avett Brothers & finding good YA books.

In Japan I have, like, a stack different books that I am reading at any given time depending on my ever-fluctuating mood over here or whenever I come up for a Gossip Girl breath-of-fresh-air. On the current rotation: Fear of … Continue reading

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This book…..

Only 93 pages in, but this book is so twisted that it made me get up early to read Sunday morning with a glass (no mugs in my hotel room) of black coffee AND miss my stop on the way … Continue reading

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My Top Five Young Adult Books.

I leave tomorrow. You all are probably thinking, FINALLY! I feel like it came too fast, but I’ve talked about it for too long. In other words, today feels weird. Anyway, I’m busy. Probably the busiest I’ve ever been. BUT … Continue reading

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Book Review: An Uncommon Education.

Sorry for the barrage of book reviews lately! I feel guilty having a blog mostly focused on food and not cooking much. I’ve got about a million things on my mind right now, so reading has been a source of relaxation … Continue reading

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Books of Summer: Shutterbabe.

It’s 2006, early June, and I’m backpacking around Europe for three weeks with an ex-boyfriend. Here he is mid-trip, at an airport in Mallorca, reading my copy of Shutterbabe. By this time we are tired from traveling, sweaty from the … Continue reading

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