a bookish ennui

a bookish ennui

Most of us occasionally talk about our reading slumps, and how we trick ourselves out of them, but I’m suffering a different sort of book malaise: a writing-about-books-I’ve-read ennui. I haven’t managed to write one impression of a book this year, though I’ve read almost six. What gives? I’ve enjoyed the books. I have many […]

A Bookish Marriage Post

A Bookish Marriage Post

We just got a sneak peak at our photos on our lovely photographers’ blog. We can’t say how much we love the Rasers‘ work – they are fantastic! Also – they travel… Just sayin. And, in somewhat related fashion, I just came up in the library queue for The Marriage Plot. Excitement abounds at the […]

Smooth Criminals reading challenge

Smooth Criminals reading challenge

Ben at Dead End Follies is hosting Smooth Criminals, a 2012 reading challenge focusing on different elements of crime fiction. I’ve promised myself not to sign up for too many challenges this year, especially now that I’m participating in a book club – I don’t want half my books to be chosen under constraints. But […]

2011 Reading Wrap Up

2011 Reading Wrap Up

2011 was quite a year. I started out with the lofty (for me) goal of reading 50 books, which is 35 more than I read in 2010, and ended up revising it to the lucky fortuitous number of 37 for a total of 11,668 pages. Yes, I am including an awesome children’s book, I Want […]