good reads | books 7 + 8

I read a few chapters of the 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out Of the Window and I just couldn't get into it. I reserved The Snow Child from the library based on my friend Jane's recommendation. When I got the book, I read the book jacket and I'm pretty sure I rolled my eyes. It did not sound like something I was going to like but I'm glad I gave it a chance. It has a Little House on the Prairie feel to it with characters that I grew to love, especially Esther.

I've anxiously awaiting the release of Austin Kleon's new book Show Your Work! It felt like a little handbook to my year of creative habits project. It made me feel like I'm moving in the right direction with my work.

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The stack of books beside my bed is getting ridiculous and I seem to have a thing for yellow right now. I'll read a few of these and others I'll just thumb through before returning them to the library. I've started Brain on Fire and The Doodle Revolution.