Often people will ask in passing “How are you?” and in passing I will reply “living the dream,” which is usually the case. I have an amazing family, husband, friends, and job. I try to not forget how lucky I am. But sometimes when I say “living the dream,” what I really mean is “living in a dream,” because I’m half asleep. I used to pride myself on my strong ability to sleep soundly for many hours, but life has new plans for me. This may be the universe’s way of preparing me for motherhood, or punishment for getting too much sleep in my twenties. Regardless, if I’m living the dream or living in a dream, life is still pretty great.
You know what else is pretty great? Curling up with a great read. Here are some of our most recent additions to the Reading Room: