The Uncommon Beach Read

The Uncommon Beach Read

It’s that time of year again when everyone from buzzfeed to the New York Times has a list of must-read Summer books, the infamous Beach Read (for all our days at the beach – if only I had so many!).   My husband and I found a tiny spot in Mexico a few years ago well...
All I Want for Christmas… Is Books!

All I Want for Christmas… Is Books!

Christmas Gift Lists Tis the season for sharing; the season for carols, candy canes, candles, and cozy nights by the fire. It’s also the time of year for gift lists: “The Person Who Has Everything” “The Tech Lover” “Your Little Sister/Brother” “That Girl You Just...
Man Booker Prize: Love, Hate, and Must-Read

Man Booker Prize: Love, Hate, and Must-Read

I have a love-hate relationship with the Man Booker prize. On the one hand, how can you not absolutely respect the writers whose work meets the unbelievably broad, yet impossibly demanding qualification: to be “the best novel of the year written in English and...