My Grown-Up Christmas Gifts

I’m officially a grown up. For the first time in my 44 years on Earth, “practical” things dominated my Christmas wish list.

The Library Is Open: The 8 Books That Turned Me Into A Reader

Last summer, I made a mid-year resolution to myself that I was going to start reading again…or for the first time. I’ve never been much of a reader. A few novels here and there over the course of a decade, but no real consistency or interest. My new goal was to read about a book a month. Ultimately, I read eight books over the past year, which I consider a close-enough success.