The Moth Presents All These Wonders: True Stories About Facing the Unknown (2017 Reading Book #129)

I heard about this book during my NYU Summer Publishing Institute program and I was able to pick it up during a bookstore visit to Three Lives. My mom and I both read this book and really enjoyed it. While everyone seems to focus on the heartbreaking, tear-jerking stories, I … Continue reading

Best American Poetry 2016 (2017 Reading Book #115)

While I sometimes find these “Best American” collections to be a total toss-up in not always the best way, I was absolutely delighted in this poetry anthology. This is a great way to discover poets and read a wide variety of poems. I really adored this collection so much that … Continue reading

The Best American Essays 2016 (2017 Reading Book #95)

Collections of any kind of writing can be a toss up, especially if the curator isn’t well known to you. But I figured this was a risk worth taking, especially since I’m trying to broaden my reading tastes. Unfortunately, I didn’t enjoy many of these essays. Some of them I … Continue reading