June 2018

Each of the books I read in June, organized by mood.  I’ve linked my more in-depth reviews wherever possible!

  • For the memoir that will make you cry: I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell
  • For the one to keep you up at night: I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
  • For the whirlwind summer romance: When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri
  • For the hauntingly beautiful short stories: Florida by Lauren Groff
  • For the worldwide adventure: Less by Andrew Sean Greer
  • For the chance to snoop through someone else’s inbox: Hey Ladies! by Caroline Moss & Michelle Markowitz
  • For when you want to indulge your inner romantic: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
  • For the rollercoaster read: The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir
  • For a reminder of what it was like to fall in love for the first time: Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren
  • For the frustration of “why can’t they just work it out:” This Love Story Will Self-Destruct by Leslie Cohen

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NYC by the book: When Katie Met Cassidy

When Katie Met Cassidy is featured on my 2018 Summer Reading Guide (check out the guide here).


Title: When Katie Met Cassidy
Author: Camille Perri
Genre: Rom-com
Pub date: June 19, 2018
Read if you like: You’ve Got Mail, The Assistants, This Love Story Will Self-Destruct.

When Katie Met Cassidy, one of the most fun rom-com reads of the summer, is a New York novel through and through.  Here is a guide to the real NYC spots visited in When Katie Met Cassidy.  Also, have no fear! No spoilers here. Continue reading

Look Alive Out There

Thank you to the lovely people at MCD x FSG for my copy of Look Alive Out There by Sloane Crosley.  All thoughts and images are my own. 


Title: Look Alive Out There
Author: Sloane Crosley
Genre: Personal essays
Pub date: April 3, 2018
Read if you like: laughing out loud, How to Murder Your Life, David Sedaris, Yes Please. Continue reading

The Glitch

Thank you to the lovely people at Doubleday for my copy of The Glitch by Elisabeth Cohen.  All thoughts and images are my own.


Title: The Glitch
Author: Elisabeth Cohen
Genre: Fun, fast-paced fiction
Pub date: May 22, 2018
Read if you like: Touch, girlbosses, modern adventure stories. Continue reading


Thank you to the lovely people at Europa Editions for my copy of Disoriental by Négar Djavadi.  All thoughts and images are my own.


Title: Disoriental
Author: Négar Djavadi
Genre: Literary Fiction, Fiction in Translation
Pub date: April 17, 2018
Read if you like: Air Traffic, novels that explore multiple time periods & geographic locations.  Continue reading