Our first full day in Dublin started with some phone calls and messages over breakfast. As I've said before our Airbnb was very central so as soon as we were up and ready to go we walked across the street to O'Sheas Merchant and Ned O'Sheas for some breakfast and planning. We had been in touch … Continue reading May 18th 2017: Books and Lunch in Dublin!
Who is looking to plan out their book buying schedule for March? The Italian Party by Christina Lynch comes out on March 27, 2018 and I have been given a copy in exchange for an honest review. The book follows Michael and Scottie, newly weds who just moved to Siena in 1956. It's the Cold … Continue reading The Italian Party
Third Girl by Agatha Christie is the second of hers I've read. The first was The Murder of Roger Ackroyd although via PBS I have been consuming her stories for many years. I've also heard people say for years that Agatha Christie only gets better and you never seem to know exactly what's happening right until … Continue reading Third Girl
Ok, this one is a bit of a doozy. The truth is I finished Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace in August. This is the longest it's taken me to get to a blog post for a book I've finished. Though given how long the book is and how long it took me to finish … Continue reading Infinite Jest
I found Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor while wandering around Wicker Park in Chicago with some friends. We all needed a little break and decided to pop into a little cafe which turned out to be a cafe/bookstore. What I'm saying in that this was the shop of my dreams. Something about the coffee book … Continue reading Akata Witch
Woah baby, am I behind on talking about books. I had the best of intentions, I really did, but, it turns out, driving is not conducive to writing and when I'm camping I usually don't have my computer with me. Now that I'm going to be still for a while I'm psyched to go back … Continue reading A Woman’s Walks
I must admit after the success of the beach and bread in Manzanita I almost didn't stop in Astoria. I was running later than I had planned and didn't want to keep Dick and Diana waiting too long. However, Astoria is another town that multiple people recommended I stop in on. Plus I was getting … Continue reading Stories and Sea Lions in Astoria