Dimple and Rishi

stack of the five books listed below on a pillow

The Happy Place Five #1: Books That Kept Us Afloat in 2020

Take a Discord chat, throw a bunch of bookish people in there together to keep each other sane over the course of a pandemic, and voilà: a new monthly feature is born. 2020 certainly wasn’t an easy year. However, there are a couple of books that really impacted me one way or another, because they gave me a way to escape or something to link memories to. It was really hard to pick just five out of the seven or eight contenders I had for this list. But here we go …

Wrap-Up April 2020

Apparently, quarantine and reading don’t go well together in my case. I’m one of the lucky (or unlucky, depending on which angle you take) people who can continue to work pretty normally, so I don’t have more time for reading. And the time I have, I don’t spend reading. I just can’t concentrate on much else than videos, so I spent a lot of time watching YouTube, Netflix, and DVDs …