Read It: The Kite Runner

When I read books that I really enjoy, the first thing I do is check out other titles by the same author. With Khaled Hosseini, it seemed obvious for me to read the book that began his writing career. Like A Thousand Splendid Suns, this book focuses on familial relationships. Instead of a mother-daughter relationship, however, The Kite

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Read It: A Thousand Splendid Suns

I really enjoy reading books about cultures different from my own (white, North American). Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns has been on my “to read” list for quite some time and now I’m asking myself why I didn’t read it sooner. The story follows the lives of two different women, born 19 years apart to

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Saw It: Norsemen, Season 1

Recently, while aimlessly scrolling through Netflix looking for a new show to start, I came across Norsemen. I do admit that my first reaction was to roll my eyes and tell my fiancé “oh, look, another Viking show”. Not that there’s a lot of shows about vikings, other than the History channel’s show Vikings and the BBC/Netflix series The

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