Halfway Through

Hang in there; we’re almost halfway through the year! This time of the year happens every year. But for so many reasons this year is very special to me. All-Time Favorites photo challenge caught my attention and its time I pause to reflect and celebrate that I’ve made it this far. January 2018 – Friend’s Wedding…

Book and coffee

Sometimes a cup of coffee and a book is more interesting than the conversation. The sip The warmth The smell The peace

Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov

 “Human life is but a series of footnotes to a vast obscure unfinished masterpiece” ― Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita Oh my god. This book gave me nightmares. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I picked this book up but it can be interpreted in so many different ways by different people. Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov’s masterpiece (disturbing masterpiece;…

Goodreads Challenge

“You know that feeling,” she said, “when you are reading a book, and you know that it is going to be a tragedy; you can feel the cold and darkness coming, see the net drawing tight around the characters who live and breathe on the pages. But you are tied to the story as if…

The Forty Rules of Love – Elif Shafak

‘Not so good, not so bad’ “Every true love and friendship is a story of unexpected transformation. If we are the same person before and after we loved, that means we have not loved enough. ” – Elif Shafak , The Forty Rules of Love The Forty Rules of Love is written by Elif Shafak, a French-born Turkish writer….