Happy May y'all, and happy Met Gala day to all who celebrate! April went by so quickly, I can't believe it's May already. This was a kind of weird month so I don't have many updates, but I wanted to post nonetheless. Books Read none 😦 I didn't read anything this month! I started a … Continue reading April wrap-up!
Happy April, friends! Please pretend this is being posted on April 1 and not late because the end of March crept up on me so quickly. Thanks xx Books Read Chop Suey Nation by Ann Hui: 4 stars Older Sister, Not Necessarily Related by Jenny Heijun Wills: 3.5 stars I'm Glad My Mom Died by … Continue reading March wrap-up!
Happy March, friends! February went by so quickly, I can't believe it's almost over. I know I say that every month, but it's true every month. Books Read Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See: 4.5 stars Never Ever Getting Back Together by Sophie Gonzales: 4 stars I Who Have Never Known Men … Continue reading February wrap-up!
Mini review: Run Towards the Danger
Run Towards the Danger: Confrontations with a Body of Memory by Sarah Polley From Goodreads Sarah Polley's work as an actor, screenwriter, and director is celebrated for its honesty, complexity, and deep humanity. She brings all those qualities, along with her exquisite storytelling chops, to these six essays. Each one captures a piece of Polley's … Continue reading Mini review: Run Towards the Danger
Happy last day of January, y'all! I can't believe the first month of 2023 is done! I hope your year was off to a good start. I had a fairly good reading month, so let's get into it! Books Read The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion: 4 stars Tell Me An Ending by … Continue reading January wrap-up!
Mini review: Gutter Child
Gutter Child by Jael Richardson From Goodreads Set in an imagined world in which the most vulnerable are forced to buy their freedom by working off their debt to society, Gutter Child uncovers a nation divided into the privileged Mainland and the policed Gutter. As part of a social experiment led by the Mainland government, Elimina Dubois … Continue reading Mini review: Gutter Child
TBR Round-up 2
Hello, friends! A few years ago now, I did a TBR round-up where I looked at all my old TBRs and whether I had read the books on those lists on not. I thought it would be fun to do an updated one as it's been FOUR YEARS!! since the last one (how has it … Continue reading TBR Round-up 2
Happy January, y'all! I cannot believe it's 2023. Literally where does the time go. Anyway, I'm excited for January because I love wrap-up posts and I have some planned for January! I was looking through my old blog posts, and I used to really love blogging AND I was honestly pretty good at it. I … Continue reading December wrap-up!
Happy December, friends! I cannot believe it's already the last month of 2022, literally when did that happen. Books Read Let Me Tell You What I Mean by Joan Didion: 3 stars Run Towards the Danger by Sarah Polley: 5 stars Only two this month! Overall, I thought the Didion was just okay, but I … Continue reading November wrap-up!
Happy November friends! I went from remembering how to read in September to promptly forgetting in October. Books Read How to Pronounce Knife by Souvankham Thammavongsa: 4.5 stars Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro: 5 stars Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker: 4 stars This month was … Continue reading October wrap-up!
Nonfiction books I want to read ASAP
Hi friends, happy Friday! November is Nonfiction November, hosted by Olive at A Book Olive on YouTube, and I was thinking of kind of half participating. I've been in a bit of a reading slump the past few months, but I've also been on the up. And I think having a loose plan of books … Continue reading Nonfiction books I want to read ASAP
Happy October, friends! I can't believe I just wrote that, time flies when all the days feel the same. Books Read The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun: 3.5 stars Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li: 4 stars Luster by Raven Leilani: 3.5 stars Gutter Child by Jael Richardson: 3.5 stars Disappearing Earth by … Continue reading September wrap-up!