December Reading Challenge: The Scent of Pine

Lara Vapnyar's The Scent of Pine is an indulgent novel, with the past and present intermingling in beautiful and haunting ways; lust and love and desire bringing insecurities and reality into the light. And I love that it primarily takes place in a cabin in the woods in Maine. There's something enchanting and deep about the … Continue reading December Reading Challenge: The Scent of Pine

December Reading Challenge: An Introduction

Well, here we are. The last month of the year, and Goodreads won't stop pestering me about finishing my reading goal that I barely remember setting earlier in 2016. Because of this pestering (I use this word adoringly), and because I didn't restrain myself in the library, this month I am setting out to read … Continue reading December Reading Challenge: An Introduction