2020 Faves

2020 sucked, but some good stuff came out of it! Being limited to staying in the house most of the year really turned my focus towards the things that could keep me entertained and sustained while sheltered in one place.

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – This book was so good that I read it in a day! It was so good that I read it again a month later in October. I couldn’t stop thinking about it when I was done and honestly, I want to read it again now. It’s so beautifully written and the climax is insane! I highly, highly recommend. Without giving too much away, it’s creepy, suspenseful, a little mysterious… that’s a terrible description, but trust me, it’s good. Two other books I really enjoyed last year were Circe by Madeline Miller and Piranesi by Susanna Clarke.

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Things I Hope I Love in September

Things I Hope I Love in September

Being quarantined has reminded me of the time I worked a four on four off schedule. While I had a lot more days off back then, I found myself at home and browsing Instagram and my favorite shops constantly. I did a lot of shopping and you would think that not being able to visit stores would prevent doing that, but oh man, over the last few months it has certainly gotten done.

Makeup, masks, knick-knacks… I didn’t discriminate. Because so many of these things are less than a month old, I’m really hoping I love them (or can get my money’s worth from them) in the long run!

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