Hi, I'm Angi
Welcome to my corner of the internet! My passions include travel, photography, books, music, Japanese language and culture, Italian language and culture, and art.

Here at Abbott Lane you'll find my thoughts on these topics and much more. Thanks for stopping by to visit!

Sunday Six

1. A good cup of coffee and endless hours to read a good book are a weekend luxury.
2. Finally ordered Minna no Nihongo. Time to dig deep into Japanese grammar.
3. Game night tomorrow!
4. Season 4 of The Expanse. Forcing myself to watch in tiny sips.
5. Laundry, laundry, laundry.
6. Rest in power Mr. Le…

Sunday Six

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1. I haven't done one of these in so long that I worry I won't have anything to say...
2. Absolutely inhaling Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other. And reading a physical book - a big, fat paperback in this case - has felt totally indulgent.
3. 90s e…

My Three Favorite Books (so far) of 2020

Heyyyy! So I thought that doing a mid-year check in could be fun now that we've hit July (seriously, where did the time go?). These are the books that stand out in my mind as being exceptional and I'm betting they'll be some of my favorites at the end of the year as well. 
As of today, I…

My July TBR (a first!)

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Despite having almost three months (yikes!) off from work, I'm still behind on my Goodreads Reading Challenge Goal for the year. Seeing as we're almost halfway through 2020, and I've been consistently (and shamefully) five books behind where I need …