Ill Have What Shes Having_Rebecca Harrington

I’ll Have What She’s Having by Rebecca Harrington

On the heels of Manazuru (read my post here.) I decided to pick up something light and fun for a change; I’ll Have What She’s Having. This dishy book follows author Rebecca Harrington as she takes on diets sworn by various celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Madonna, Beyonce, and many more. In emulating the different eating […]... Read More
Nella Lasts War_Nella Last

Nella Last’s War: The Second World War Diaries of Housewife, 49

  Pulled from the Mass-Observation diaries of middle-aged housewife Nella Last, Nella Last’s War: The Second World War Diaries of Housewife, 49  is a stand-out account of English home front life as told from the perspective of a middle-aged housewife living with her husband in Barrow-in-Furness, a shipbuilding town in Lancashire. Beginning in September of […]... Read More
A Florence Diary by Diana Athill

A Florence Diary by Diana Athill

It may have taken a little over a month, but I was finally able to get my hands on Diana Athill’s A Florence Diary. With my only experience with her work being her short story collection, Midsummer Night in the Workhouse, I thought I would be reading about a someone fleeing from an unsatisfactory relationship […]... Read More
A World Gone Mad by Astrid Lindgren

A World Gone Mad: The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren 1939-45

A terrible despondency weighs on everything and everyone. The radio churns out news reports all day long. Lots of our men are being called up. There’s a ban on private motoring, too. God help our poor planet in the grip of this madness! – A World Gone Mad: The Diaries of Astrid Lindgren 1939-45 On […]... Read More
JetBlack's First Snowfall JustRead_01_13_2017

First Reads of 2017!

Brrrr, this is what I get for casually commenting on how I miss the snow back in Colorado Springs. As much as I would love to just stay indoors, buried under a blanket, I have books that I have to take back to the library, and two new ones I have to collect. Besides, I’ve trudged […]... Read More