“Since reading is my favorite way for me to recoup some of the energy I’m going to need to help my cousin make the traditional hard candies that nobody actually eats, I’ve found a few titles that squeeze in beautifully around the chaos and give me hope that peace on earth might just be a thing after all.”
Bea loves life in the Pacific Northwest, rereading old novels and weird varieties of pickles. She can dive deep on Harry Potter, Twilight, 90’s CCM, celeb fashion or foreign policy. She'll never pass up a normal-girl-becomes-princess book. She’s trying to figure out what to do when the little one goes to kindergarten, what to make for dinner and how to tweet @BeaDeeH.
We go full Reading Rainbow on this one.
Living in “The Summer of Rage” is exhausting. The rate of “I’m sad, please send funny cat videos” posts is skyrocketing. These pop-culture moments are bringing us a few minutes of joy, calm, and normalcy.
Morgan Matson writes perfect books for reading on a blanket in your backyard, and she was kind enough to talk to us about her latest, Save the Date.
There are documentaries and a podcast too but, in true That’s Normal fashion, the core of my prep for this weekend’s royal wedding has been binge (re)reading princess books.