Reading Life

Total Books Read: 16

ARCs: 5

Books by women: 10

Books read for the first time for “classics month” in one book club: The Cherry OrchardOf Mice and Men

Books read with multiple POVs for another book club for this monthEmbroideries by Marjane Satrapi, When the Moon was Ours  by Anna-Marie Lemore, Idaho by Emily Ruskovich, Spoonbenders  by Daryl Gregory,  Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Memoirs: Hunger by Roxane Gay, The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher, Dirty River by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Overall best of the monthHunger (read this one immediately, or better yet, listen to it on audiobook read by the author), Little Fires Everywhere (review forthcoming), and Comics for a Strange World 

Percentage easier it is to focus on reading when you don’t have wi-fi for 10 days: 115%

Writing Life


New, shortish things accepted for publication: 2 (here’s one)

Old works-in-progress dragged out of the depths of my computer that have me re-enchanted: 1

Life Etc,

Things are busy, but not incredibly exciting. I’m okay with that. Veggies are growing in the garden and kids are obsessed with Frozen and I finally got to see Wonder Woman. It’s the little things.