The Great 2016 Book Preview

Each year I wait with bated breath for The Millions‘ “Most Anticipated” book preview, published today and available here, but this year I’m also really digging Brooklyn Magazine’s 2016 book list, which has a great nonfiction/fiction and literary/commercial balance. I’ll be looking to this list for lots of inspiration this year. Check out it out here.

Start the Clock

Happy 2016, everyone! Hope you celebrated in style. Over here, we kept it cozy and tricked a friend into coming by to play strategy board games and admire our cats. Between sips of Prosecco and watching Kathy Griffin humiliate and straight up assault Anderson Cooper with self tanner on CNN, we also stopped to check in on my New Year, New You poll results. It was an exciting race, you guys, with two titles neck-and-neck for nearly the entire voting period, but one did eek ahead by a hair and so I’m pleased to announce that my first book of 2016 will be…… Read More Start the Clock

A New Hope

At the end of another year, I find myself again short of my Goodreads reading goal by an embarrassingly large margin. Thrice I have tried, and thrice failed, to read 50 new books a year, the minimum required to maintain any cred as an English major and publishing pro. Though a powerful motivator, this shame is no… Read More A New Hope