I don’t know when Why We Came to the City defied my expectations but I am certain that it did. A few months back, I came across a photo of this book on Instagram with a raving recommendation to read it, praising its wit, prose, and the overarching power of its storyline and I … More Review: Why We Came to the City by Kristopher Jansma
Hi there & happy summer! Hooray for my three month-long reading binge! Quite a bit has happened both book-wise and life-wise in the last month. It’s been a while since I’ve written about my reading progress (I haven’t written since March…yikes!) so I’ll quickly get you all up-to-date on where I’m at with my GoodReads … More Recap: Spring/Early Summer Reads
Hey, blog. It’s been a while. About a month, to be exact. I’ve missed ya. But hey! I promise that I’ve been keeping up with THE promise. The promise I made to myself to keep. on. reading. (However, it has become rather difficult to read for fun since, uh, college. That is what got me … More Late Night Thoughts: It’s been a while.
I may or may not cry every time I see the Me Before You movie trailer. And I may have watched it four times in a row today. And it may be because they use “Photograph” by Ed Sheeran and that song makes my heart fill with too many emotions to count. Okay, one of … More Recap: After You by JoJo Moyes, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Pause. A word I’ve become exceedingly familiar with over the past couple of weeks. “Pause the movie, I’m going to fall asleep” has been a really familiar one, which I’m sure got slightly annoying for Evan while we were watching all the Harry Potter movies in order. I get tired at 10 p.m., okay? Anyway, … More Late Night Thoughts: It’s time to press play.
I’m experiencing the dilemma. It’s always a challenge for me when I reach this predicament because I like to always finish the things I start. And right now, that is The Paris Wife. About a year ago I picked up Paula McLain’s novel at Half Priced Books and due to Kjersten’s Reading Funk of 2015, … More Late Night Thoughts: A Reader’s Dilemma
“That is part of the beauty of literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you are not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Tonight, while I sit here cuddled in one too many blankets and take a break from Paula McLain’s The Paris Wife, I’ve started thinking. I’ve … More Late Night Thoughts: Why I Read
Well, hi there. My name is Kjersten. I’m just over 5 foot 3 inches tall and I have a thirst for literature that is unmatched by just about everything else. … More Intro: I’m new to this blogging thing…