Review: The Devil in the White City

A detailed exploration of the Chicago World’s Fair accompanied by a briefly told timeline of H.H. Holmes’s rise to infamy. When this book first came out I had very little interest in reading it. Historical non-fiction is not my genre. But after moving to Chicagoland and seeing that there was finally no waiting to check…

TTT: Authors I’ve Read the Most Books By

This week’s prompt required a bit of a deep dive, but looking over the list I still feel a readerly connection with all these authors from my childhood into adulthood. John Bellairs I don’t think there’s a Bellairs book out there I haven’t read (including the ones “inspired” by his characters and actually written by…

Weekend Binge: Watch Hannibal

The deeper into 2020 we get the more often I find myself staring at my phone, numbly scrolling through articles and news feeds, telling myself I need a real world break. Is burying your head in the sand a good way to stay informed, work for change, or prepare for the future? Absolutely not. But…