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The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A Fuck

This book has it all! Catchy, thought provoking, edgy title? Check! Bright as fuck orange cover so you can see it a mile away? Check! Blogger turned author living the gat-damn dream? Check! Brash cursing dialogue? Check! Made it on the New York Times best seller list? Check! What’s missing? My will to actually read…

Verse Of The Week

Hi! My name is Reena, and I am an habitual over-thinker. I worry about everything under the sun, and will over-plan my life away if given the chance. Will there be a vegan option for me to eat?  If not I should bring something just in case. But what if I’m super hungry? What if…

Verse Of The Week

This week has been a lot of things to me. It has tested me in many many ways and guess what? I’m still here. For one, I got my period this week. Ew. TMI Reena. Get over it. You’ll survive. If you’ve read my blog before you’ll know that this pretty much sucks for more reasons than…

The Power

My husband does this amazingly sweet and charming thing where he buys me new books when we travel. If we have time before getting on a plane and there’s a book store, we’ll stop in. He’s bought me books in airports and train stations alike. So when we had some time to kill in Amsterdam…

All The Missing Girls

One of the strategies I use to find books is to browse the book reviews in magazines. If the review or snippet they provide sounds interesting enough I put the book on my wish list and eventually get to it later, after I’ve forgotten what it’s even about. So when I picked up Megan Miranda’s All…

The Light We Lost

I’m not sure where to begin, so lets start at the beginning. Lucy and Gabe are at Columbia University the day of the September 11th attacks. This harsh, cruel and catastrophic event catapults them into a thirteen year love story that has just as many lows as it does highs. Just when you think you…

Homegoing

Homegoing a novel by Yaa Gyasi, took me longer than usual to read because of how strikingly intelligent and personal it is. We’ve all heard the analogy that getting to know someone is like peeling off the layers of an onion. What Yaa Gyasi does is grow the onion before your eyes, building it layer…