The Good Immigrant book with red wine

BR: The Good Immigrant by Shukla and Suleyman

The Good Immigrant, from my 2019 book list, is one of the fastest books I’ve read in a long time! Edited by Nikesh Shukla and Chimney Suleyman, it’s a great collection of 26 essays. I started it one night, in bed, with a glass of wine (don’t judge). Then, I processed to read at least…

Audiobooks for Long Car Rides

As I’ve mentioned, my new job requires me to be on the road a few times a month. Rather than listen to hours of music or talk radio I’ve been listening to a lot of audiobooks! I listen to them much faster than I read books, so, once again, I grouped four together.

BR: This One is Mine by Maria Semple

This One is Mine is the third book that I’ve read by Maria Semple. I first listened to the audiobook of Where’d You Go Bernadette and then Today Will Be Different. I loved both of these, so when I found this book it was a no brainer to put it on my 2019 book list.

BR: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng is a novel full of plot lines including motherhood, teen relationships, and suburbia. It has 4.3 stars out of 5 on Amazon and 4.1 stars on That said, similar to Big Little Lies, it’s being made into a television mini series that should be great! Little Fires Everywhere:…

BR: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a powerful and moving novel about police brutality and systematic racism. It was on my 2019 book list and I had requested the hardcover and audiobook knowing that it would be a long waitlist. I started listening to the audiobook and I got through about 75% of…