I read because I must. It's like breathing to me. And I love talking about books. But I'm also an Arsenal fan, a wine drinker, a music lover and weirdly obsessed with pop culture. I mostly blog about books, but sometimes about things I'm thinking or doing. When I'm not on the blog, I'm scoping deals for a professional services company, hanging out with friends, or seeing some live theater.

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Posted on 19 Feb 2018 In: Reading

My Not So Perfect Life

I’ve taken a little time away from the blog, but I’ve been reading. And I’m back now to fill you in. Around the Holidays, I was looking for some lighter books. A couple of chick-lit authors and readers I like gave me some recommendations. Sophie Kinsella was one. I was hesitant. The “Shopaholic” books were […]

Posted on 12 Dec 2017 In: Reading

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Here’s the thing. I think Mark Manson’s The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck should be required reading for 98% of the population. The other two percent get it, I think. A lot of it is common sense, but some of the book turns our current thinking on its head. Manson uses my second […]

Posted on 7 Dec 2017 In: Reading

Author Interview: Meredith Schorr

It’s been a while since I’ve interviewed Meredith Schorr, and with the release of her seventh book, The Boyfriend Swap, I thought it would be fun to have another conversation.  Meredith, thank you so much for taking the time to answer my questions. And to everyone else,  Happy Reading! TBF: You just released your 7th […]

Posted on 27 Nov 2017 In: Reading

Killers of the Flower Moon

If you put one non-fiction book on your reading list, David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI should be it. Just about 100 years ago, the Osage in Oklahoma began dying mysteriously. When the numbers became too high to ignore, when the corruption of the local […]

Posted on 15 Nov 2017 In: Reading

American Fire

A few months ago, my friend Kenneth suggested I check out Book of the Month and I chose American Fire as one of my selections. On the surface, American Fire is an exploration of who set nearly eighty fires in Accomack Country, Virginia in 2012 and 2013. But it is so much more than that, […]