One of my favorite books out this fall is Ponti, a striking debut from Singaporean author Sharlene Teo. It's the second book I've read taking place in Singapore (if you count Kevin Kwan's Crazy Rich Asians trilogy as one story), and I find the descriptions of the city completely intoxicating. If you're looking to spread … Continue reading Read Global: 5 Great Novels of Southeast Asia
Don't forget to take a breather when you need it! Here's a few books that celebrate relaxation or give advice on how to let some stuff go.
This year in Minneapolis it feels like we skipped spring and barrelled ahead into summer. Taking a fun, fast-paced young adult (YA) novel to the lakes and reading in the sun is one of my favorite Minneapolis activities. But summer is also the season of epic Midwest thunderstorms, so it can also be fun to … Continue reading Fresh Book & Film Pairings for Summer, Rain or Shine