Wild Together

I love dog accounts on Instagram. Loki has one. I follows tons of them. Including the one featuring the other Loki, @loki. His parents, Kelly Lund and Ally Coucke, wrote a book about their adventures together. I don't usually go for the types of books, but I was so drawn to this. For starters, I … Continue reading Wild Together


The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

My mom suggested this book to me. I had never heard of it before. Jonas Jonasson certainly gave this story a memorable title. Allan Karlsson just turned 100 years old. A few minutes away from his birthday party at the Old Folks' Home, he decides to climb out the window instead of attending. He shuffles … Continue reading The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

The Road

I've been working through my book bucket list pretty steadily. This Cormac McCarthy novel was on it. It's the ultimate story of love and survival. The man and his son are traveling, heading for the coast. They're in a post-apocalyptic world, doing what they can to survive. There's not much left of the world. Trees … Continue reading The Road

Blue Bucket

Last summer, I went to the Pacific Northwest Book Festival. I met some authors, and got some great books. I got all three of Suzanne Grant's books, although this is the first one I read. It's a pretty solid mystery novel. Kit O'Maley is living a quiet, relatively average life. She's an elementary school teacher, … Continue reading Blue Bucket