- Book Riot recommends 10 short story collections about race and culture.
- If you love paper like I do, you’ll enjoy Flow magazine. I like this piece from Publishers Weekly about Flow’s founders and what’s coming next.
- Meg Wolitzer (author of The Female Persuasion, one of my favorite books of 2018) shares her 10 favorite books with Vulture.
- I’ve made efforts to read more diversely over the past few years, but there’s a lot of room for improvement. I appreciate the ideas in this piece about the whiteness of PBS’s Great American Read.
- Though I don’t work in an international school like she does, this post by Mrs. Readerpants about anxiety and her role as a librarian resonated with me.
- Barbara Kingsolver gives fun answers to the New York Times in their By the Book feature.
- Children in Tennessee surprised their deaf janitor with sign language for his birthday.
I’m not typically a fan of country music, but I started listening to Kacey Musgraves earlier this year and am in love with her music, specifically her newest album. It’s been on constant rotation this week.
NPR shared this video of Musgraves singing Keane’s “Somewhere Only We Know,” and it’s lovely.
- The Magnolia Table cookbook has been one of my favorites lately. I made the sour cream chicken enchiladas for dinner one night this week, and they were delicious. Also, the chocolate chip cookie recipe in here resulted in the best cookies I’ve ever made.
What have you been loving lately?