How to Build a Girl

The other day, I finished reading 'How to build a Girl', by Caitlin Moran. Days later, I am still thinking about it. First, I loved this book. I flagged so many quotes it now resembles the infamous photo of how many people have died in a Game of Thrones novel. I will reread this book [...]

Tony and Susan

A month (or so) ago, I saw a trailer for a movie on Facebook. The movie, Nocturnal Animals, looked like a psychological thriller, intense and mysterious, and was described as a story about revenge. The main characters were played by Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams, two actors I enjoy watching. The best part, it was [...]

Read Or Die: 2017 Reading Challenge

For the last two years, I have participated in the Goodreads reading challenge. My first year, I kicked serious literary ass. I read! I conquered! Truthfully, I have no idea whether I read more that year than in year's past, because I had never really tracked my reading.  Bookworm confession: I am terrible at managing [...]

Hello 2017

2016 was a weird year. Everyone I know, and a lot of people I only think I know, (thanks Internet), seem to all have extreme views of the year. Which, I think, is an apt description. Extreme. My own life felt a bit extreme this year. I faced a lot of personal change this year. [...]