May 12, 2024


Memory Piece – A book about three women that we follow from their teens into adulthood. I wanted to love it more.

May 12, 2024


The Spoon Stealer – You can find yourself at any age. A really enjoyable read.

May 12, 2024


Starry Field: A Memoir of Lost History – Learning about one’s history can be game-changing. Generational trauma shows up in strange places—a beautiful book about healing.

May 12, 2024


Piglet – Piglet is a story about women’s relationship with food, including how that bleeds into all their relationships. The quest for having it all.

May 12, 2024


Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage – Not my favorite of Murakami books, but this one is a story of loss and better than most.

May 12, 2024


Norwegian Wood – A coming-of-age story, Murakami style. He is such a brilliant writer.

February 25, 2024


Poor Deer – A tale of growing up, traumatic generational memory, and how do you move on from that?

February 25, 2024


The Women – Kristin Hannah writes great books. This is set during Vietnam and the women who went, but the real narrative is how hard it was for a new generation of women who were trying to make their mark separate from the 50s housewife.

February 25, 2024


Go As A River – As always, it seems that the men screw it all up, and then women rise to the occasion. Set in Colorado in the 1960s.

February 25, 2024


Sputnik Sweetheart – It’s Not my favorite Murakami book, but it’s still a Murakami book.  My faves are really Norwegian Wood and the Wind Up Bird Chronicle.

February 25, 2024


Looking for Jane – Jane, being the group of women who help those in need get an abortion, is a place we do not want to go back to, although I fear we might be going there.

February 25, 2024


Emotional Inheritance – My new obsession.