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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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

Air Traffic

Thank you to the lovely people at Alfred A. Knopf for my copy of Air Traffic by Gregory Pardlo.  All thoughts and images are my own.


Title: Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America
Author: Gregory Pardlo
Genre: Memoir
Pub date: April 10, 2018
Read if you like: Multi-generational memoirs, addiction stories, beautiful nonfiction prose. Continue reading