This blog is brought to you in two parts:

Perk. Taking you along on the search for the best espresso and coffeeshops in town. Well, more than one town. Because finding good espresso is important wherever you are.

Paperbacks. As an avid pursuer of the next best book, reading teacher, and bookstore junkie, I’ll update you on my reading life and loves… and the best local places to shop for them.