Florida beach vacation reading list 🌴

No trip to the coast is complete without a good vacation book.  I’m heading down to Florida this week and can’t wait to soak up some sun and dive into some stories.  Here’s my Florida beach vacation reading list: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid I finally got my hands on bookstagram’s summer darling!  TJR…

Summer thrillers: six book recommendations

I normally reach for thrillers in the winter, but I’ve had such a hankering for a fast-paced story these days.  Summer thrillers hit a little different!  Here are some summer thrillers that I read and loved, and some I’ve got my eye on: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave Hannah and her…

8 books that feel like summer ☀️

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid “Malibu: August 1983. It's the day of Nina Riva's annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship surfer, the other a renowned photographer; and their adored…

2021 summer vacation reads: Palm Springs, CA

After a loooooong drought, I’m finally hopping back on a plane tomorrow and heading off to explore a new place!  My friends and I are celebrating our college graduation with a quick trip to Palm Springs and Las Vegas. One of my absolute requirements when vacationing like this is a pool!  I love to swim…

what to read this spring

I’m beyond ready for spring.  After a lot of inside time this winter, I’m ready to open up the windows and feel the sun on my skin. One of my favorite springtime activities is lounging outside with a good book.  I’ve been in the mood for uplifting nonfiction, powerful literary fiction, and of course a…

the bridgerton reading list

Y’all I’m obsessed with Bridgerton.  I love the costumes, the intrigue, and the amazingly talented cast. I’m slowly working through the first season, but am totally anticipating a Bridgerton hangover when I’m done with the first season.  If you’re in the same boat, here are some books to satisfy your Bridgerton addiction. Anna K by…

approachable non-fiction to read if you’re new to the genre

Even though I’m a fiction girl through and through, I’ve recently discovered a love for non-fiction, especially memoirs and true crime.  I love the sense of authenticity and voice I find in non-fiction and love to learn something new as I’m reading. Here are some of my favorite memoirs, essay collections, and biographies that you’ve…

the college and campus reading list

One of my favorite settings for a book is boarding school.  Growing up in traditional schools, I was always fascinated by life at boarding schools and loved reading books about them. Here’s a list of some college and campus books if you love the boarding school setting too! #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } /* Add…

short story collections to add to your tbr right now

I read a lot of short stories for my workshop classes as a Creative Writing major.  However, I’ve started adding short story collections to my TBR.  Here are some favorite collections from the past few years as well as a few I’m looking forward to reading soon! short story collections to add to your tbr…

winter 2021 anticipated releases

I’ve gotten more into reading new releases lately (blame it on Bookstagram lol) and am so looking forward to picking up some of these titles!  There’s a pretty wide mix of genres here, which is perfect for my goal of reading more diversely in terms of identity and genre. Here are the 2021 anticipated releases…