Christine Barrely’s The Little Book of New York (2017 Reading Book #157)

This was a Christmas gift from my parents in honor of my goal of moving to New York City and pursuing a career in book publishing. It’s nice to know they have my back. This book does a great job of giving up basic background information on many of the … Continue reading

Jared Reck’s A Short History of the Girl Next Door (2017 Reading Book #156)

This is one of the books that I got for Christmas and quickly read in the days following. I had heard some positive reviews from friends and have stared longingly at the gorgeous cover multiple times (seriously, the design is STUNNING). It was really fun to read a book about … Continue reading

Laura Creedle’s The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily (2017 Reading Book #155)

This book is very special to me as I know the author personally and helped her work on the drafts of this novel. This was one of the first novel drafts I revised upon joining Scribophile, and since then, Laura and I have become critique partners and I’ve gotten to … Continue reading