Hello friends, I hope you had a great April! Mine had a lot of highs and lows: a lot of exciting yet stressful things. But let's get into the books I read! Books Read We Were Eight Years in Power by Ta-Nehisi Coates: 4 starsThe Mars Room by Rachel Kushner: 3 starsThey Said This Would … Continue reading April wrap-up!
Hello, friends and book lovers! Today, I'm giving some recommendations for memoirs. I love memoirs, partially (largely) because I'm a nosy person and partially because I think it's a great way to learn about the world from a different perspective. I also think they're a great way to read more nonfiction if you find nonfiction … Continue reading Some memoir recommendations
The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner From Goodreads It’s 2003 and Romy Hall is at the start of two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women’s Correctional Facility, deep in California’s Central Valley. Outside is the world from which she has been severed: the San Francisco of her youth and her young son, Jackson. Inside is … Continue reading Book review: The Mars Room
Hello, friends! Time to talk about some more books on my TBR! This is a series where I talk about a specific subset of books on my TBR. I've done a few posts of really long lists of books on my TBR, so for these posts I'm going to try to keep the list fairly … Continue reading Books on my TBR: books I’ve never talked about
Hello, everyone, happy Monday! Today, I have a bit of a cheeky post that probably won't make a ton of sense if you're not on book twitter (sorry about that). I don't want to rehash everything here because I've already spent a lot of time dunking on the author. Instead, I thought I could do … Continue reading Books I rated 4.5 stars, but rounded to 4
Red River Girl: the Life and Death of Tina Fontain by Joanna Jolly From Goodreads On August 17, 2014, the body of fifteen-year old runaway Tina Fontaine was found in Winnipeg's Red River. It was wrapped in material and weighted down with rocks. Red River Girl is a gripping account of that murder investigation and the unusual … Continue reading Mini review: Red River Girl
Hello everyone, happy Friday! Today I'm doing kind of a discussion post. I noticed recently that I really enjoy the Groundhog Day trope, or timeloop trope, where a character or characters experience the same day/week/month/time period several times. I don't know what it is about this trope or these books, but I always really enjoy … Continue reading Discussion: the groundhog day trope
Hello, friends! Time to talk about some more books on my TBR! This is a series where I talk about a specific subset of books on my TBR. I've done a few posts of really long lists of books on my TBR, so for these posts I'm going to try to keep the list fairly … Continue reading Books on my TBR: recent fiction additions
Hi friends! Today I have what I think is a very fun blog post. So on Goodreads, you can compare your books to someone else's books. Essentially, Goodreads will look at the books on both of your shelves and compare them for similarities. I'm not entirely sure how it works, but it's a general look … Continue reading Which of my friends do I read the most like?