I am truly a sucker for an adventure tale that involves sailing the high seas, bonus points if the protagonist ends up fighting for survival on a desert island. Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins fits the bill for such a seafaring story but with a modern murder mystery twist. A Brief Summary Lux is stuck. … Continue reading Musubi Inspired by Reckless Girls
There’s just something about the subway, isn’t there? It’s sort of like a grungier, condensed version of the airport experience. Time doesn’t feel real, and you sort of just drop off the grid while you’re in transit. It’s a kind of limbo or purgatory that all subway or metro riders will recognize. One Last Stop … Continue reading The Su Special from One Last Stop
This book has received a ton of shining reviews since it’s debut in December 2020. It’s received so much praise that I became skeptical. Could it really be that good? So when I started reading it, I was looking for a reason to dislike it. I just didn’t believe the hype. Cut to me sobbing … Continue reading Sticky Buns from The House in the Cerulean Sea
Check out my review of Anxious People by Fredrick Backman paired with a recipe for a unique dish from the book — kebab pizza!
Today is December 21st, and we are now fully immersed in the holiday season. Actually, some holidays have passed. Hanukkah is over, Christmas is this week (WHAT), and 2020's end is in sight. Even if this year had been perfect, the holiday season brings a lot of strong feelings for a lot of people, positive … Continue reading Cheese Blintzes from In a Holidaze