Blog Notes Poetry

 Blog Notes Poetry   Home Traveling Comfortable where you are Coffee shops, airport bars, strange apartments, places you’ve never been Places you grow up Comfortable in the moment Reading something worth your time Smelling coffee Quiet snow Surrounded by friends and family Wherever you go.   Advertisements

All You Need is Love

Happy Valentine’s Day from the Trio! Ali When we decided to do a Valentine’s post I instantly knew the book’s I wanted to review. When reading my favorites, I could fall into the story, pretend I was there, just as emotionally engaged as my main characters. I laughed, cried, and felt a small sample of […]

Bookish Gift Guide – Ali’s Birthday and Valentine’s Edition

OK, my birthday is coming up, and even though I’ll be on a boat in the Bering Sea I can still window shop for my to-be belated self-birthday gift right?? Also apparently its Valentine’s day so yeah, here’s my suggestions for book-ish gifts that are not books for book lovers for my birthday … or […]

Field Trip: The Elliott Bay Book Company

Today I was wandering around Seattle with a friend/coworker. I mentioned that I really like reading (Because saying that you’re an obsessive bookworm with a dedicated blog just doesn’t register at the preferred level of the sanity scale.), and he said “Oh, I’ve got a place you should see then.” So we turn the corner, […]

Critique: When She Woke

Last month I read When She Woke by Hillary Jordan. I haven’t had much time to read but my dad came down with food poisoning, and all my plans were canceled to babysit him. So I finished it. FYI: I love binge reading like couch potatoes love binge watching Breaking Bad or Game of Thrones. It was a […]

BoTM: Eleanor & Park

Welcome back to the blog for our December Book of the Month review! This month, we read Eleanor & Park by the amazing Rainbow Rowell. This book has gotten rave reviews from all over the book world, internet, and real world, including a glowing review in the NY Times Sunday Book Review from John Green. […]

Literary Role Models

Today is moving day. I’ve been diligently working since 7 am, and at the moment, my room looks like a disorganized ikea warehouse that had a shipment of sporting goods explode. As usual, I have no idea what day of the week it is (fish don’t care about days of the week), but my freshly […]