Tag: what’s on my bookshelf

My 2022 To-Be-Read List

This sucker is going to be short because I’m too defiant to even listen to myself. I’ve set many goals like this before and I never follow through, so jokes on me for even posting this. But, no matter, all of these are at least on the list to be read in the near future. …

2021 Book Roundup: Part 1

This year marked the first time in history I’ve ever met my Goodreads Challenge goal! At the beginning of the year I set myself the softy (though lofty – I didn’t intend to rhyme) goal of 25 books. And I met it!

8 Books You’ll Love If You Like These Movies

stack of books

Just a few days ago my family sat down to watch Knives Out, a new movie that got rave reviews from multiple friends. First let me say that the mystery-thriller was really good! Well written, well cast, and cinematically compelling. But the first thought that popped into my head was “this is just like The …

“All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr

The first word that comes to mind when I reflect on Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See is Symphony. The ebb and flow, as well as the author’s co-narrator construction, pulls you through the heart-wrenching lives of the characters much like a symphony guides you through some of the most enchanting musical compositions. Set against …