July wrap-up!

Hi friends and fellow book lovers! July is over, August is upon us, and I am once again asking where the weeks have gone. Books Read Big Water by Andrea Curtis: 3.5 starsThe Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates: 3 starsThe Stone Collection by Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm: 3.5 starsCatch and Kill by Ronan Farrow: 5 starsKindred by … Continue reading July wrap-up!

Some queer book recommendations because even though pride might be over, reading queer books never is

Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you had a great weekend! Today, I thought I would recommend some queer books, as well as talk about some queer books on my TBR. As you likely know, June was pride. But, I think it's important that we read queer books all the time, not just in a designated … Continue reading Some queer book recommendations because even though pride might be over, reading queer books never is

Book review: This is How You Lose the Time War

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

Books that incorporate religion

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

Book review: My Dark Vanessa

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