The Cuckoo’s Calling Me

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith was the first book I read in 2019. It actually took me a while to get into it; a bit of a slow burn from the beginning. However, once it got going I enjoyed unraveling the mystery. It took me a while, but Cormoran Strike has grown on me…

December 2019 To Be Read

We are more than a week into December, but I’m finally getting around to posting (well and writing!) my December TBR list. Like many book lovers, I have an obscene amount of unread books that I own; between Kindle, hard copy, and audio books – I’m currently sitting around owning 78 books that I still…

The Hundred-Year-Old Man in Paris

Oh wait – no, that’s not it. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared. That’s more like it! This little ditty by Jonas Jonasson was an absolute delight – and the experience of reading it was something of an adventure of itself. I picked up this book in March 2019 on a…

I Won’t Go to Where the Crawdads Sing

I recently read Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. I’ll start by saying I enjoyed it. Spoiler, I gave it 4/5 stars on Goodreads. My heart broke for Kya over and over. It swelled with pride when she figured out her own way and made the impossible happen. I swooned over Tate and raged…

A 2019 Resolution, A Renewed Love

In January 2019 I made all my resolutions – even broke down how I was going to achieve them. I didn’t achieve any. Except one. I resolved to read 25 books in 2019. I hadn’t read for pleasure and enjoyment in quite a while. Sure, a book here or there, but not to the extent…