Suddenly Summer Weather

When the weather suddenly warms up to 22° and it feels like summer is just around the corner, I start thinking about summer books, trips to the beach, time with my kids, and long walks. Is it warm where you are? suddenlysummer #sunnydays☀️ #warmweatherplease #summerreads #beachdaysarethebestdays #longwalks #longwalksonthebeach #springhassprung #selfie #fridaynightvibes


The Family Outing (2022) ~ Jessi Hempel

❤️❤️❤️ The Family Outing is a memoir of a family of 5 who almost all eventually identify as queer, with each having their own unique coming out story. At times funny, at times poignant, and at other times simply heartbreaking, The Family Outing is worth the read. Between her mother’s PTSD from a close encounter … Continue reading The Family Outing (2022) ~ Jessi Hempel

The Bird’s Nest (1954) ~ Shirley Jackson

❤️❤️ Shirley Jackson’s novel The Bird’s Nest is a mental health thriller, based on the idea of multiple personality disorder (or in the language of the book “split personalities”). Telling the story of the dull, polite, and demure Elizabeth Richmond, The Bird’s Nest is told mostly from the perspective of her hypnotherapist Dr Wright, as … Continue reading The Bird’s Nest (1954) ~ Shirley Jackson