Books & Dopamine

Drawing of silver robot with yellow shining circular eyes wearing an oversized gray sweater.

About Me

I am the Cookie Monster of books. Reading is my special interest, my tonic, and my dopamine hit.

Writing reviews helps my neurodivergent brain better engage with what I read. This space exists as a home for some of these reviews and the drawings I make for them.

I'm a sucker for

Connect with me If you'd like to follow along to see what I'm currently reading, join me over at the StoryGraph.

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Prefer physical books? is a great option as every purchase supports independent bookstores.

All content on this site is copyright me, Heidi Lane of Books & Dopamine. Give credit and link back to original content. Do not copy my writings or steal my images. If you do you'll be cursed with reading slumps, long holds at the library, constantly losing your spot in the book you're reading, and technological issues with audiobooks.

Technical notes

This site was created using It's a neat lightweight blogging platform with no trackers, javascript, or stylesheets.

All drawings on the site are created by me using Procreate. My favorite brushes are the Studio Pen and the Hair & Texture Brushes pack by Grafa. I love this Palette Bundle by KCJeanDesignCo.