Book Review: Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

Before I even give a plot synopsis, is this not one of the most aesthetically pleasing book covers you've ever seen? The colors are perfect - the book itself if a deep wine-stained red, and the dust jacket is a perfect peachy pink that made me take way too many pictures which will pop up… Continue reading Book Review: Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

A schedule that I will attempt to stick to

It's been nearly three weeks since I've last posted, not that anyone cares, but to try and avoid accidentally drifting off into the internet abyss I'm gonna attempt to stick to a regular posting schedule from now on.  I'm starting with just one post a week because that seems manageable, and I'm arbitrarily choosing Thursday… Continue reading A schedule that I will attempt to stick to

Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

Left to right: Joan Didion, John Gregory Dunne, and their daughter, Quintana Roo Dunne. (Image - Julian Wasser/Netflix) Released on October 27th,  2017, Griffin Dunne's documentary Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold chronicles his aunt's prolific writing career and offers a look into the mind of one of the nation's most intuitive authors. Dunne makes… Continue reading Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold

Joan Didion // “South and West” & “The Year of Magical Thinking”

  My first experience with Joan Didion's work was through her essays/notes compiled in her book South and West. This book was introduced to me through Emma Roberts and Karah Preiss's online book club, Belletrist. I followed them on Instagram and felt so lucky to have found a place to discover new books and authors, like… Continue reading Joan Didion // “South and West” & “The Year of Magical Thinking”

Book Review // “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng

I only recently came across Celeste Ng through her Twitter account (@pronounced_ing) and her handle alone told me that I was gonna like this woman. She appeared on my timeline through a Goodreads post promoting her newest novel, Little Fires Everywhere. After scrolling through her profile and seeing her witty and poignant responses to the idiot in… Continue reading Book Review // “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng