Entries by Susan Lyon

Summer Reading 2020

Even though we know you probably won’t be reading on a plane this summer and maybe not even on a beach, if you’re a reader, you’re likely still hungry for some more recommendations, and we like to oblige. Uncanny Valleyby Anna Weiner The New York Times review This one is a memoir of the author’s […]

Summer Reading 2019

We’re back with a new set of summer reading. Seems like everyone we know has a little more downtime in the summer (even working-outside-the-home parents). Here’s our set of recs, and, in case you don’t believe us, we always have a link to major news site’s review. The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes […]

Netflix and Chill: Comedy

Sebastian Maniscalco: Aren’t you Embarrassed? New York Times Review Sebastian Maniscalco is a half-Italian, half-Sicilian American-born Chicago native, and, man, does all that show in this special. The honesty in his comedy and the pride he has for his upbringing comes through this quality set of jokes and stories. He looks like he belongs on […]

Winter 2018 Rainy Day Reads

We couldn’t decide on the winter equivalent of a beach read. It couldn’t be snow related—it’s a push to call this time of year in San Diego “winter” as it stands. We settled on the optimistic, in drought-ridden California, with the hope that our winter would provide some rainy days. These are some of our […]

Maybe the End of the World Won’t Be So Bad

The Last Policeman trilogy by Ben H. Winters Wired review With the latest climate change report out, we’re not sure whether this will lead to a boost in the sales of apocalyptic fiction or a downturn. If you’re in the mood for some beautiful meditations on the meaning of life and work against a background […]