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
Happy Friday, everyone! Today I'm doing a review and discussion, based on The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang. I had a lot of feelings about this book, and also a lot of feelings about some reviews of this book, so my review turned into a combined review and discussion. I do want to get … Continue reading A review of The Family Chao but also a discussion on representation
Happy June, everyone! May went by too quickly, and now it's the summer. Overall, it was a pretty great month so let's take a look at what happened! Books Read Looker by Laura Sims: 3 starsGender Queer by Maia Kobabe: 4 starsEmpire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe: 4.5 starsThe Family Chao by Lan Samantha … Continue reading May wrap-up!
Happy Friday, friends! I've done a couple of posts where I talked about the books I had on hold at the library, and thought I'd do another one. For the past couple of years, I had 10-20 books on hold at my library at any given time. The result of that was that I didn't … Continue reading Books I have on hold at the library (pt. 4)
Happy Monday, friends! The past couple of years, I've been doing round-ups of my reviews every four months as a way to ensure I'm reviewing every book I read. The reviews are usually fairly short (or they get their own post), but it's still a way for me to get my thoughts out. So, here … Continue reading First third reviews
Happy May, everyone! April seemed to fly by in a second, and I have a feeling May will be the same. Books Read The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa, translated by Stephen Snyder: 4.5 starsThe Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel: 5 stars Overall, an amazing month in terms of quality. Both of these … Continue reading April wrap-up!
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia From Goodreads After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find—her cousin’s husband, a handsome Englishman, is a stranger, and … Continue reading Book Review: Mexican Gothic