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!
How to Pronounce Knife: Stories by Souvankham Thammavongsa From Goodreads In the title story of Souvankham Thammavongsa's debut collection, a young girl brings a book home from school and asks her father to help her pronounce a tricky word, a simple exchange with unforgettable consequences. Thammavongsa is a master at homing in on moments like this … Continue reading Book review: How to Pronounce Knife
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!
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe From Goodreads The Sackler name adorns the walls of many storied institutions: Harvard, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oxford, the Louvre. They are one of the richest families in the world, known for their lavish donations to the arts and sciences. … Continue reading Mini review: Empire of Pain
Happy Friday! Today is the second instalment of my thirdly reviews, where I'll be giving mini reviews of all the books I read in the last four months! Last week, I did all the books I rated 3 and 3.5 stars, and today are all the 4, 4.5 and 5 stars! Gender Queer by Maia … Continue reading Second third reviews: 4+ stars
Happy Friday, friends! Every four months, I post mini reviews of the books I read in those months. I had quite a few from the past few months, so I decided to split it into two posts: one doing my 3 and 3.5 star reviews, and another doing my 4+ star reviews. Today is the … Continue reading Second third reviews: 3 and 3.5 stars
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!
Hi friends, happy Friday! Today, I'm talking about some books I recently removed from my Goodreads TBR. Every so often, I like to go through some of the books I've had on my TBR for a while and make sure I'm still interested in them. A lot of the books I've had on my TBR … Continue reading Books I recently removed from my TBR
And I Do Not Forgive You by Amber Sparks From Goodreads Exciting fans of such writers as Kelly Link, Karen Russell, and Carmen Maria Machado with prose that shimmers and stings, Amber Sparks holds a singular role in the canon of the weird. Now, she reaches new, uncanny heights with And I Do Not Forgive You. … Continue reading Book review: And I Do Not Forgive You