ARC · Contemporary Literature

Everything Here is Beautiful

I generally dislike the idea of “women’s fiction” as a literary genre. I do not understand why literature written by or about “everyday men” is fiction, but anything by or about “everyday women” needs to be sub-categorized. But really, this, like any other story about men or women, is a story about life. And like… Continue reading Everything Here is Beautiful

ARC · Contemporary Literature · Retellings

By the Book

I am pretty much always down for a retelling, and particularly a retelling of classic lit by one of my fav women: Jane Austen. She and the Brontës are pretty much my “lady writers of history” goals. I realize that’s a very specific category. I have lots of lady goals. Regardless, this book is right… Continue reading By the Book