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 10 Jan 2017 In: Reading

Hidden Figures

It’s another collaboration with Stephen Brown  of Silver Screen Capture. I read the book, we both saw the movie. I’m reviewing the book, he’s reviewing the film, and we both answered a few questions. If you haven’t heard of Hidden Figures yet, you will. The film is getting tons of buzz- more than the book […]

Posted on 2 Jan 2017 In: Reading

On Hitler’s Mountain

On Hitler’s Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood is my first completed read of 2017. In Irmgard Hunt’s memoir, she recounts growing up under Hitler. She tries to understand how ordinary German people succumbed to Nazi rule, and understand the legacy of the Third Reich so that it never happens again. As I […]

Posted on 27 Dec 2016 In: Reading

Everyone Loves You Back

Did you ever listen to Click and Clack, of NPR’s Car Talk? Then Everyone Loves You Back has an immediate hook for you. Author Louie Cronin was a producer for Car Talk. And this is her debut novel. From the Amazon summary: Sex. Wine. Jazz. Existential dread. Meet Bob, a sarcastic radio technician who has […]

Posted on 20 Dec 2016 In: Reading

Promise Not To Tell

In keeping with my recent trend of pure escapism reading, I picked up Jennifer McMahon’s Promise Not to Tell at the airport the other day. Synopsis (from the publisher) Forty-one-year-old school nurse Kate Cypher has returned home to rural Vermont to care for her mother, who’s afflicted with Alzheimer’s. On the night she arrives, a […]

Posted on 28 Nov 2016 In: Reading

The Rundown

So, life has been in the way a lot over the last few months. Nothing bad, just a lot of travel for work and a little for vacation. Then catching up on all the things at home when I have been here.  I’ve read a lot, but the blogging has fallen by the wayside a […]