How to become a reader

I was thinking about this over the weekend while visiting my boyfriend's family. His sister has three kids under the age of three, which makes life a little more challenging. While talking with her, she asked me for some book recommendations. "I just have these times when I read a bunch of books at once [...]

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett – Book Review

 A story about how the decisions you make for yourself can trigger effects across everyone you love. Synopsis (from Goodreads.com) - One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating’s christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny’s mother, Beverly—thus setting in motion the dissolution of their marriages and [...]

In the Mood to Read

Have you ever had those moments when you're reading a book and you wonder to yourself why you're reading that book? Let me give you a scenario: You've been interested in a book. It's been on your TBR for a while and finally, you pick it up. You start reading it, but something triggers in [...]