What I’m Doing to Set Myself Up for Success with My 2023 Reading Resolutions

Earlier this week, I talked about my 5 reading resolutions for myself in 2023. They are:  Today, I want to talk a little bit about how I’m working to set myself up for success in 2023 so that I don’t wait until the last minute to try and cram in the complete stories of FlanneryContinue reading “What I’m Doing to Set Myself Up for Success with My 2023 Reading Resolutions”

A Heart That Works

One important thing to know about me is that I’m addicted to NPR. That addiction has worsened in the past year into what I can only describe as a coping mechanism, but that’s also interrupted my old routine of plowing through audiobooks on the regular, especially non-fiction ones. It doesn’t help that my commute isContinue reading “A Heart That Works”

Picture Book Round-Up #5

This is my garden picture book round up, because I’m in the middle of making a bibliography of books about gardens that feature Black protagonists, and I thought….why do double the work, when I could write about some of those books for this blog too? Especially with spring eventually going to be coming, why notContinue reading “Picture Book Round-Up #5”

3 Books to Read if You Liked ‘Wednesday’ on Netflix

Need more “something goes wrong at a boarding school” ambiance with a bit of magic or spookiness thrown in? Here are five books that give me Wednesday vibes–though caveat, I’m writing this mid-episode 4. Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson A mystery, a boarding school, a past and present interlude that’s a bit connected and aContinue reading “3 Books to Read if You Liked ‘Wednesday’ on Netflix”