Currently Reading: After the Quake by Haruki Murakami

WARNING: SPOILERS I thought I would begin posting short reflections on what I am currently reading since I have extra time this summer to focus on my blog. I am thinking that I will do one of these posts once a week, since I have an ever shuffling stack of books that I am always… Continue reading Currently Reading: After the Quake by Haruki Murakami

My Summer Book List: Poetry

I've done a lot of debating on this and next to my giant stack of fiction books that I would love to read, I've decided to focus this summer on, of course, poetry. Here are the five books (on or about Poetry) that I plan to read this summer. Singing School by Robert Pinsky, I… Continue reading My Summer Book List: Poetry

Book Lists: Sample My Favorite Fiction

Here are some of my favorite fiction books...just a taste.   Ulysses by James Joyce Steppenwolf by Herman Hesse Orlando by Virginia Woolf Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov The Color Purple by Alice Walker Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway Frankenstein by Mary Shelley This Side… Continue reading Book Lists: Sample My Favorite Fiction

Books I Love: Beautiful City of the Dead

'Books I love' is a sub part of my 'Book Lists' posts. It is a post that contains a review/reflection of one specific book that I have read.   (picture source: Beautiful City of the Dead by Leander Watts (a.k.a. Th. Metzger) is a young adult novel about a girl named Zee in a band… Continue reading Books I Love: Beautiful City of the Dead

Latest Finds: Poetry, Fiction, Etc.

I found some great books recently at the UofU's book sale. I plan on reading these books over the summer and thought I'd make a list of them for my readers. Poetry The POETRY Anthology 1912-1977 (Sixty-Five Years of America's Most Distinguished Verse Magazine) Edited by Daryl Hine and Joseph Parisi Poets on Poetry Edited, with an… Continue reading Latest Finds: Poetry, Fiction, Etc.

My Top Five Favorite Books: Poetry and Fiction (right now)

These are my top five books that I either (A) think about at least once a day (B) have read multiple times and can't put down or (B) that I completely love. If I were to put down all the books that can be included within A,B, and C, this would be a huge post!… Continue reading My Top Five Favorite Books: Poetry and Fiction (right now)


"New Rhyming Dictionary and Poets Handbook" by Burges Johnson "Modern American Poetry" Edited by Louis Untermeyer "Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics" Edited by Alex Preminger "A Book of Women poets from Antiquity to Now" Edited by Aliki Barnstone and Willis Barnstone "The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Poetry" Edited by J.D. McClatchy "The Complete… Continue reading Poetry