• Around the World in 80 Books,  Thoughts on Books

    Afghanistan: The Kite Runner

    Recently, some friends and I decided to start a book club where we are reading books from around the world. You can find the list we are using here. It is called “Around the World in 80 Books” and I will dedicate a new category on my blog in its honour. I hope you will enjoy taking the journey with us. For the first month, we decided to read the Afghanistan pick “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini. I, unfortunately, didn’t get around to finishing the book, but my friends Elri, Macy, and Rachel all wrote reviews for you to enjoy: (Please note each review brings a unique perspective and…

  • Thoughts on Books

    Reading Plan for Modern Mrs Darcy's Reading Challenge

    One of the blogs that I follow the most closely is Anne Bogel’s Modern Mrs Darcy. I love how she approaches reading and I find the way she writes and speaks to be extremely calming. Her motto is to help people get more out of their reading lives. Her podcast “What Should I Read Next” is dedicated to helping readers find new books they love. As an avid reader I appreciate her approach and so this year I have decided to participate in her reading challenge. Find it here. For the rest of this post I am going to share the books I am thinking of reading for each category.…