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What I'm Reading Now: Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

I read this short piece on Book Riot, and immediately felt like I needed to read Kitchen, so I went to see if I could find a copy at the local half price books, and there it was. 6 more words

Currently Reading

Literary Fiction Gone Wild (March Reviews)

I have a habit of finding books that aren’t interesting in telling the stories that they’re telling and it’s kind of disheartening because it’s weighing otherwise good books. 2,006 more words


Name in TBR Books Tag

This is a pretty sweet and simple book tag where you just need to spell out your name using books on your current TBR pile. My name (ADELE) was pretty easy for this but I literally only have one book for L that was hiding behind my bookmarks pot. 137 more words


Kitchen (台所)

Read 11/04/2019-16/04/2019

Rating 5 stars

Kitchen is the first novel by Banana Yoshimoto. She’s written a few more since then, but so far I’ve only read… 1,428 more words

Book Review

Short Spring Reads

There’s not a season that shouldn’t be spent reading. Nevertheless, there’s something in the Spring air- like an intangible quality, that makes reading in Spring somewhat more exceptional. 602 more words

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Banana Yoshimoto Is Good For You

When my mother took a nervous breakdown (her fourth in a week), she was prescribed a book by her GP. “Fuck reading the book,” she snarled. 282 more words


All I’ve Been Doing is Reading

The title is true. Other than work, a few custom card orders, writing letters, and watching my way through Schitt’s Creek and The Office, I’ve been doing a lot of reading. 1,092 more words