The Stone Sky

Here we are, the finale of this absolutely stunning, award-winning, post-apocalyptic trilogy. I started it over a year ago now, with The Fifth Season. And then read the second book, The Obelisk Gate just a month or two ago. This story is so wonderfully profound and evocative, it’s one that I wanted to speed through… Continue reading The Stone Sky

Contemporary Literature

A Place for Us

So, this is is a little bit of a slant, but this was the book I chose to read for the September Just One More Pa(i)ge Reading Challenge. The prompt was to read a book by an immigrant or refugee, in recognition of Constitution and Citizenship Day on Sept 17th. Now technically Mirza herself is… Continue reading A Place for Us

Contemporary Literature

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

This first novel by Ocean Vuong (who has previously published a collection of poetry that has been on my TBR for years) is the most recent book that I’ve seen sweeping the reading community. I’ve seen nothing but amazing reviews and recommendations and so I knew that, eventually, I’d want to read it. But I… Continue reading On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous