Week 34: National parks, race and BOOKS – a variety of nonfiction

Hello Everyone, I started this week driving back home, and I have been enjoying the post-vacation state where I feel like I need a vacation from my vacation. So in between unpacking, and getting back into work, I have also been listening to a lot of audio-books and finishing up a lot of books. I … More Week 34: National parks, race and BOOKS – a variety of nonfiction

Week 32: An anthology, a graphic memoir and a spy’s guide

Hello Everyone, Well, winter is here. I have been feeling very under the weather the past few days, but I am looking forward to a few months of skiing and getting to know this area in a different season. I have some great books to share with you this week! They are all very different, … More Week 32: An anthology, a graphic memoir and a spy’s guide

Week 31: Books therapy through wonderful new authors and a children’s classic

Hello Everyone, The last few weeks have been a struggle for me when it comes to news and the larger world, and I have found reading of all kinds to be therapeutic. The three books I read this week actually speak to some of the ways I use reading to escape really well. The first … More Week 31: Books therapy through wonderful new authors and a children’s classic

The VIDA Count: A fantastic organization that is highlighting the sorry state of diversity in publishing

Recently I found out about an organization that I cannot believe I am just hearing about now. According to its website, “VIDA is a non-profit feminist organization committed to creating transparency around the lack of gender parity in the literary landscape and to amplifying historically marginalized voices, including people of color; writers with disabilities; and … More The VIDA Count: A fantastic organization that is highlighting the sorry state of diversity in publishing