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That Bookish Life

  • APL Volumes, Book Recommendations, Best Books to Read, Good Books, Book Blog
    That Bookish Life

    My Radio Debut

    Well. I’ve made my radio debut! This month I appeared as a guest on the APL Volumes talk show to chat about my experience with the Austin Public Library’s social media ambassador program and…

  • Bookish Podcasts, Book Recommendations, Best Books to Read, Good Books, Book Blog
    That Bookish Life

    Bookish Podcasts

    I love a good podcast. There’s something so comforting and uplifting about tuning in every week to listen to your favorite hosts (and virtual friends) chat about the topics you’re thinking about. And what…

  • That Bookish Life

    Where’d You Go, Alex?

    If you’ve been wondering, I haven’t sustained a month-long food poisoning or been abducted by a swarm of insatiable book clubbers looking for book recommendations, nor I have I run away to Ireland (yet).…

  • The Flip Side of the Reading Rut, Book Recommendations, Best Books to Read, Good Books, Book Blog, A Book to Love
    That Bookish Life

    The Flip Side of the Reading Rut

    Well, it’s happened again. For the second time this year. I’m in a reading rut. I’m sure you can empathize; every reader can. Every reader has gone through those few days, or weeks, or –…

  • Here's To The Women Who, Book Recommendations, Best Books to Read, Good Books, Book Blog, A Book to Love
    That Bookish Life

    Here’s to the Women Who

    “The only way for a woman, as for a man, to find herself, to know herself as a person, is by creative work of her own. There is no other way.” – Betty Friedman, who…

  • Star Struck, Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple, Book Recommendations, Best Books to Read, Good Books, Book Blog, A Book to Love
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    Star Struck

    I walked up to Jonathan Safran Foer with shaking knees. I had fallen in love with the writer ten years prior when I read Everything is Illuminated, a book I considered to be a…

  • Bag of Books, Book Recommendations, Best Books to Read, Good Books, Book Blog, A Book to Love
    That Bookish Life

    Like Michael Jackson Said

    One of the things I love most about books is getting to know the characters who dwell within their pages. Not just getting to know them, but loving them, becoming their friends. If anyone tries…