DNF

I always used to force myself to finish books I was reading even if I wasn’t really enjoying them. Then a few years ago, a librarian friend of mine told me that she has no problem abandoning books if they aren’t captivating her. She swept her arm out in front of her and motioned to…

My Year in Books

A website I love and use almost every day is Goodreads.com. It is a place where you can keep track of books you have read, books you want to read, quotes you like, and receive book recommendations.  You can connect with friends and see their virtual bookshelves, too! Normally I am an avid reader, but this…

White Girl Problems

For a few years now I have been hooked on reading memoirs. Ever since reading “Running With Scissors” in 2009, I have been intrigued by the human’s ability to reflect on his or her past, come to terms with a train wreck of a childhood, and turn it into a comical chain of events that…