March/April 2012 Have Read/Will Read


In March: The highlight of my reading month was all my girl-ish reading. Everywhere I look, it's Girls Girls Girls. And it shows. In non-fiction reading, with Peggy Orenstein's Cinderella Ate My Daughter and Rachel Lloyd's Girls Like Us. Both of these got shelved on my World-Changing shelf

March/April 2012 Have Read/Will Read2014-03-15T19:25:44-05:00

Did Read/Will Read: January/February 2012


Some reading months are just really exciting, right? That's my January 2012. Some of the thrills are pretty specific. For instance, my First Amazing Read of 2012, Edem Awumey's Dirty Feet (House of Anansi, 2011); I actually read it twice in January. Whenever I finish a book with that "Must

Did Read/Will Read: January/February 20122014-07-11T17:12:40-05:00

December Did Read/January Will Read


I started thinking about December's reads in November. Do you "read ahead of yourself" sometimes too? But I knew there were books that I wanted to finish in 2010, so I cleared the proverbial decks to focus on those. Sometimes I just get tired of looking at the same books

December Did Read/January Will Read2010-12-30T21:43:44-05:00

Anyone interested?


As November's reads settle out, the 2010's reading challenges fall into line, and in quiet moments I am reflecting on the reading year and making bookish plans for 2011. You know how it is? How many bookish promises we readers make to ourselves, before the reader's fickle gaze shifts to

Anyone interested?2014-03-10T19:27:42-05:00

Did Read, Will Read October/November 2010


October marked my first Dewey’s Read-a-thon, the IFOA, and my very-nearly-finishing The New Yorker’s 20 Under 40 short stories (I’ll be chatting about the last of them next week). It also got me thinking about the end of the reading year, which reignited my interest in War and Peace, which I had

Did Read, Will Read October/November 20102020-10-01T12:49:52-05:00
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