Happy Monday, gals and pals! I've now done a couple of posts where I predicted some books I thought would be five-star reads, which you can read here and here, as well as a post revisiting those predictions, which you can read here. It's been a while since those posts, so today I thought I'd go … Continue reading Revisiting my five-star predictions + more predictions!
This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone From Goodreads Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. . Thus begins an unlikely correspondence between two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions. … Continue reading Book review: This is How You Lose the Time War
Happy Monday, gals and pals! A couple of weeks ago, I gave some recommendations based on emojis you gave me. I went to Twitter to beg for help with another blog post, and y'all gave me some emojis to give recommendations for. I got a ton of responses, so thank you so much to everyone … Continue reading Recommendations based on emojis (part two)
Untamed by Glennon Doyle From Goodreads Four years ago, Glennon Doyle—bestselling Oprah-endorsed author, renowned activist and humanitarian, wife and mother of three—was speaking at a conference when a woman entered the room. Glennon looked at her and fell instantly in love. Three words flooded her mind: There She Is. At first, Glennon assumed these words came … Continue reading Book review: Untamed
Happy Tuesday everyone! It has been literal months since I did a Top Ten Tuesday, which you can learn more about here. But I really liked the topic for this week and thought it was super interesting. Also I pushed this post back a couple of weeks to make way for BLM-related posts, which is … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Added to my TBR and Forgotten Why
Happy Sunday, everyone! And happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! To celebrate, I thought I would highlight some of my favourite Indigenous authors, as well as some Indigenous authors I still have to read. Books I recommend A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott: this is one of the best non-fiction books I've … Continue reading Indigenous authors to read for National Indigenous Peoples Day!
Happy Friday, friends! Today I'm discussing some books that incorporate religion. I've always found religion and people's relationship to religion really interesting. I've always been interested in how religion shapes people's lives, so it's always particularly interesting when that's an aspect of books. So I thought it could be interesting to discuss some books where … Continue reading Books that incorporate religion
Hello, gals and gays, happy Monday! Today I'm giving some recommendations based on emojis you gave me. As always, I went to Twitter to ask for y'alls help, and you did you deliver. I got a ton of responses, so thank you so much to everyone who responded. Because of the amount of responses, I'm … Continue reading Recommendations based on emojis (part one)
A Girl Like That by Tanaz Bhathena From Goodreads Sixteen-year-old Zarin Wadia is many things: a bright and vivacious student, an orphan, a risk taker. She’s also the kind of girl that parents warn their kids to stay away from: a troublemaker whose many romances are the subject of endless gossip at school. You don't want … Continue reading Book review: A Girl Like That
Hello friends and foe, happy Friday! As you are likely aware, there is a lot happening the US and around the world right now regarding Black Lives Matter. As a white person, I have incredible privilege. It is my duty as an ally to support Black people wherever possible and to use my voice for … Continue reading 100+ Black Authors to Read
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell From Goodreads 2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled in an affair with Jacob Strane, her magnetic and guileful forty-two-year-old English teacher. 2017. Amid the rising wave of allegations against powerful men, a reckoning is coming due. Strane has been accused of sexual … Continue reading Book review: My Dark Vanessa
Happy Tuesday, gals and pals! Today I'm doing a tag!!!!! It's been literal months since I did a tag, but the lovely Ellyn created and tagged me in a quarantine-themed tag, so obviously I had to do it. The Rules Thank the person who nominated you Answer all the questions down below Pingback to the … Continue reading Tag Tuesday: the Stuck at Home Book Tag