The Fifth Season

This is one of those books that has been on my radar for awhile. In fact, I had it on my Beat the Backlist reading list for this year. And it came up again just a few weeks ago when I went through the Unbound Worlds Top 100 Fantasy Books list. Almost three years ago… Continue reading The Fifth Season


An Unkindness of Ghosts

This book was already on my 2018 TBR list (you can see it on my Back the Backlist Challenge list) when my long-distance book club decided, for a number of reasons, that we wanted to focus on making our February book an #ownvoices choice. This was the book I suggested and, after voting, it was… Continue reading An Unkindness of Ghosts

Contemporary Literature

A Visit From the Goon Squad

This is the very first book that I am crossing off my Beat the Backlist 2018 Reading Challenge List! Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, this is definitely a pre-2018 publication. And one that has been on my list for quite some time. It has such an attention-grabbing title, for starters, and flipping through it,… Continue reading A Visit From the Goon Squad