Contemporary Literature · Romance

Something to Talk About

I was looking for a lighter, fun contemporary romance type thing. I feel like I have been reading less/slower over the last few weeks, work has been so busy (like, SO busy) and it's getting colder (which never is great for my mental state) and just really, I needed a literary pick-me-up. This f/f romance… Continue reading Something to Talk About

Fantasy

The Starless Sea

I read Morgenstern's first novel, The Night Circus, like 10 years ago (OMG time goes so fast!). Anyways, I freaking loved it. And, after joining bookstagram a few years ago, I realized that basically everyone else felt the same way. It's one of the most universally, positively-reviewed, posted-about backlist books. So of course I, like… Continue reading The Starless Sea

Contemporary Literature · Magical Realism

Sharks in the Time of Saviors

I first, and really only, saw this one posted about by @readingismagical on bookstagram. And there was something about the vibe of the title/cover/blurb, plus her super positive review, that made me feel like I was going to like it. Additionally, I don't think I've ever read anything by a native Hawaiian before. And now that… Continue reading Sharks in the Time of Saviors

Nonfiction · Poetry

A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing

This isn’t a book that I’ve seen around or reviewed often. In fact, I had to request my library purchase it since they didn’t already have a copy when I went looking to borrow it. So, I had to wait for it to be bought and delivered before, excitingly, being the first person to borrow… Continue reading A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing