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
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!
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!
Well well well, if it isn't the end of another month. Books Read People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry: 4.5 starsHow High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu: 5 starsEvery Summer After by Carley Fortune: 3.5 stars I really enjoyed all of these books! How High We Go in the Dark … Continue reading August wrap-up!
Happy August, everyone! Every single month, I say "how is it already [month]", and every time it's true. Books Read City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert: 4 starsAnd I Do Not Forgive You by Amber Sparks: 3.5 starsYerba Buena by Nina Lacour: 4 starsTalking to Strangers by Marianne Boucher: 4 stars I read all four … Continue reading July wrap-up!
Happy July, everyone! I can't believe it's July already (I feel like I say the same sentiment every month, but it's true every month. Where does the time go). Books Read Olga Dies Dreaming Xóchitl González: 4 starsPerfect on Paper by Sophie Gonzales: 4 starsDisfigured by Amanda Leduc: 4 starsThe Mad Women's Ball by Victoria … Continue reading June wrap-up!
Hi friends! I've made a couple blog posts in the past poking fun at book cover trends, and I thought I'd make another one! In other words, I'm lazy this week and just wanted to post about book covers. But I also think it's funny to look at trends, so that's what this post is. … Continue reading More original book covers
Happy pride, everyone! Today, I thought we'd do some queer recommendations. I'm always trying to read more books by queer and trans authors, and though I've done these types of posts before, I wanted to do an updated one! Since my last post, I've read quite a few books by queer authors and with queer … Continue reading Some pride recommendations