Review: The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep

https://twitter.com/BookishlyBright/status/1347731401265672192 I tweeted this a while back, and then quickly realized if I wanted to tell lots of people about the Donner Party book I read in full detail that I could just write a blog post about it. Literally the reason I have a blog is to tell people about the books I'm reading. … Continue reading Review: The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep

I read it so you don’t have to: “Rodham” by Curtis Sittenfeld

In undergrad, I picked up a used copy of Curtis Sittenfeld’s American Wife, a fictionalized look at Laura Bush’s life, at the Dusty Bookshelf (Manhattan, Kansas’s favorite bookstore). I really enjoyed Sittenfeld’s writing and the fictional exploration of a real person’s life was interesting. Because of this, and because of how talked about it was, … Continue reading I read it so you don’t have to: “Rodham” by Curtis Sittenfeld

Life is a Highway: A Look at America’s Interstates in “Divided Highways”

I have spent countless hours on I-70 traveling east and west through Kansas with the most miles traveled between Exit 76 at Oakley and Exit 303 leading to Manhattan during my undergrad years. I loved to set my cruise control at 80 and turn up country radio, pop on a podcast, or often I listened … Continue reading Life is a Highway: A Look at America’s Interstates in “Divided Highways”

Revising Little Women: “Jo & Laurie” by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz

Louisa May Alcott's Little Women is one of my truest book loves. This is not a surprise to anyone, if you'll recall my January post about my visit to Orchard House: "A (Cold, Broke) Boston Girl’s Guide to “Little Women”. Side bar: I'm always happy to discuss Little Women (or any other Alcott works!) just drop … Continue reading Revising Little Women: “Jo & Laurie” by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz

Dispatches from the Void: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

When I found out that I would be stuck in Colorado, without physical access to a public library, for a significant period of time, I told myself that I would read all of the books I own but have never read before. Some of these I bought new or used, some of these I brought … Continue reading Dispatches from the Void: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction