A Midsummer Reading List

Who here has been ripping through their summer reading lists while lounging by the beach and pool? I sadly have barely logged any reading-by-crystal-clear-water time this summer, but I have logged a lot of airplane reading hours. That’s kind of the same, right? I put together my list of must-reads for the rest of this…

Memorial Day Reading List

A weekend away (and a Monday off) calls for a great read. Whether you’re curled up in bed in the morning, sitting by the beach, or in need of distraction on your train or flight, these books are my top picks for your weekend of freedom. Lilac Girls – Set in the midst of World…

April Reading List

Spring has sprung, the sun is shining, and there are SO many good books on the market! There’s nothing quite like being able to sit outside on a park bench and enjoy a good book in the great outdoors of NYC. Admission: I’ve already dug into 4321, and it is beyond fantastic. Here is a…

March Reading List

Winter in NYC is in full swing and that means that I am officially devouring library books by the truckload. There is so much great literature out there that it sometimes makes it tough to sift through and find those gems that you can’t put down. As always, here is what’s on my reading list…

My All-time Favorite Books

As a book lover, a question that I get asked with relative frequency is “what’s your favorite book?”. While I’m not sure that I could narrow it down to just one (that’s like choosing a favorite child), I have put together a list of some of my all-time favorite reads, as well as a few…

New Year, New Reading List

Once again, I find myself at the start of a new year with a crazy thirst for great literature. There’s something about the cold weather in the city that makes curling up with a blanket and a good book that much more appealing (although I do love a good beach read as well). Here are…

Holiday Book Gifting Guide

As a consummate consumer of literature, I can imagine no better gift than a book hand-chosen for me by someone who knows me best. Read on for your holiday gifting guide for reads that will cover all of the most important people in your life. For Mom – The Art of Racing in the Rain…

Fall Reading List

Now you all probably know by now that I love to get lost in a good book. I read every day, and it simultaneously relaxes and centers me, and lets my imagination run wild. Here is a follow-up to my summer reading list – a new round-up of some of my favorite recent reads, along with…

Weekend Ritual: Coffee Shop Corners

My friends would categorically classify me as a morning person. One of my best girlfriends likes to joke that by the time she’s out of bed on a Saturday morning, I have gotten up, read a book, run a marathon, and baked a pie. While I am not THAT much of an overachiever, I do…

Summer Reading List

For those who do not know, my friend Elana has incredible blog, Elana Lyn. I have been writing for her throughout the past year, and although this was originally crafted as a summer reading list, I stand by these book picks regardless of the season. Read on for some of my favorites from the summer months….