Finished reading: Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis 📚 Hermes and Apollo, drinking in a pub, make a bet over granting human consciousness and language to the titular fifteen dogs. Brutal and beautiful.
Currently reading: Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski PhD 📚 I can already tell that this book is going to live up to the hype!
Finished reading: Set Boundaries, Find Peace: A Guide to Reclaiming Yourself by Nedra Glover Tawwab 📚 I took my time with this book. The exercises at the end of each chapter were particularly valuable. Here’s just one excerpt I appreciated.
Finished reading: Make Time: How to focus on what matters every day by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky 📚 There’s nothing mind-blowing in here, but it was useful to read snippets of different approaches, take what works for me, and leave the rest.
Finished reading: The Library of the Dead (Edinburgh Nights, 1) by T. L. Huchu 📚 Such a fun fantasy story! Can’t wait for the whole series. Do not miss this if you love occult libraries, Edinburgh, and smart, sarcastic protagonists who talk to ghosts.
Currently reading: Make Time: How to focus on what matters every day by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky 📚 Oof. I’m printing this sentence out and posting it in front of my face.
My friend Jan made me a card and bookmark for my five-year anniversary of working at the library. 🥰 Five years already! Keep reading. 📚
Finished reading: Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe 📚 What a triumph of a graphic novel, relating eir deeply personal experiences with meaningful and compelling images. I loved it!
Currently reading: The Hidden Palace by Helene Wecker. I loved The Golem and the Jinni, so I am thrilled to be reading the sequel! 📚
📚 Reading: “Riverine” by Danielle Jorgenson-Murray, a beautifully bittersweet story about a woman married off to a river. Published in Reckoning, a journal of creative writing on environmental justice.