2019 In Review

2019 In Review

Well here we are! The eve (of the eve) of 2020! My goal for this year was to read 78 books, and one of my resolutions going into 2019, as I've mentioned before, was to read more classics. I finally finished my challenge a mere two days ago with A Rule Against Murder, the fourth [...]

Decade In Review: Recognizing Self-Worth in an Increasingly Digital Age

Decade In Review: Recognizing Self-Worth in an Increasingly Digital Age

In 2013, I, a senior in high school, spent a weekend in Boston visiting two close friends in their first year of college. As we sat on the T, one of my companions introduced me to something I’d heard vague rumbles about but to which I gave no serious attention. After his brief pitch, I [...]

End of the Year Book Tag

End of the Year Book Tag

We are just about here! With fifteen days left in 2019, I am still working on *the last book* of my reading challenge. In years past I usually finish my challenge in late September or early October, but 2019 has been jam packed with work and shows and travelling and it has chipped into my [...]

Rebecca — Daphne DuMaurier

Rebecca — Daphne DuMaurier

Read Date: December 8, 2019Rating: 5/5Format: Print book/Audiobook With an infamous first line to rival Pride and Prejudice or Moby Dick, Rebecca is a gothic tale of mystery, romance, suspense, and elegance. Rebecca's unnamed heroine is swept up in a whirlwind romance with the refined and handsome Maxim de Winter, eventually leaving her 'old' life [...]