The Library

Recently read/reading/love (Adult):

  • Cloud Cuckoo Land, Anthony Doerr
  • Wish You Were Here, Jodie Picoult (Christmas present–getting there…)
  • Hamnet, Maggie O’Farrell
  • Euphoria, Lily King (can’t recommend enough)
  • Surfacing, Kathleen Jamie (she is so good for our planet)
  • The Liar’s Club, Mary Karr
  • Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel (rereading due to Netflix series)
  • Change Your Brain, Change Your Grades, Daniel G. Amen (I have a kid)
  • The Library Book, Susan Orlean
  • The Wonder of Boys, Michael Gurion (I have a boy)
  • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, Maria Semple (instant forever-favorite)
  • Sea Wife, Amity Gaige (10 stars)
  • The Sea Around Us, Rachel Carson (nightstand staple)
  • The Ocean World, Jacques Cousteau (reading in perpetuity)
  • Anything Kaui Hart Hemmings
  • Anything Eowyn Ivey
  • Louise Penny Gamache (do not read on an empty stomach)

Recently read/reading/love (Kidlit/YA)

  • The Pendragon series (we are embarking on this series for Family Book Club)
  • Hide and Seeker, Daka Hermon (so good!!!)
  •  The Mermaid and the Bear, Ailish Sinclair
  • The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez, Adrianna Cuevas
  •  Forever, Rick Riordan
  • The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas
  • The Jamie Drake Equation, Christopher Edge
  • The Midnight War Of Mateo Martinez, Robin Yardi
  • Destiny, Rewritten, Kathryn Fitzmaurice
  • Everything Rebecca Stead
  • Everything Gary Schmidt
  • Everything Pullman. Of course.
  • And everything Zilpha Keatley Snyder (RIP)


  • RIP Mary Oliver. You helped.
  •  Life on Mars, Tracy K. Smith
  • Blud, Rachel McKibbens
  • The Traps, Louise Mathias
  • The Glimmering Room, Cynthia Cruz
  • Stag’s Leap, Sharon Olds
  • Randall Jarrell, The Woman At The Washington Zoo
  • Black Hope, Marsha de la O
  • Wolf Lake, White Gown Blown Open, Dianne Seuss (title poem a mindblower)
  • Glass Town, Lisa Russ Spaar
  • Everything Amy Gerstler
  • Sarah Hannah (RIP)


  • Tame Impala
  • Lord Huron
  • Bent
  • Neko Case
  • MC Yogi (Elephant Power)
  • Brian Eno (airport, Apollo, installations, etc)
  • Adele
  • Florence And The Machine
  • Patty Griffin
  • Indigo Girls (follow on Facebook)
  • Bjork
  • Cheryl Crow
  • Courtyard Hounds
  • Elbow
  • Fleet Foxes

3 Responses to The Library

  1. Chris says:

    I love this page! It’s great to learn what others have read/are reading.

    Personally, I find my home is incomplete without an easily accessible shelf of Jane Austen.

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