Contemporary Literature

Daisy Jones & The Six

Alright, something you may not know about me is that I am a sucker for a story about a band/music. I’m not sure what it is exactly that draws me to those types of books, but I do know that I can trace it back to reading The Dirt in high school with one of… Continue reading Daisy Jones & The Six

Contemporary Literature · Young Adult

Anger Is a Gift

I don’t have a big or exciting intro about this one – it’s been on my TBR since I first read about its publication last year. The combination of it being available at the library as an audiobook just when I was looking for my next listen meant the time was right. Also, this ended… Continue reading Anger Is a Gift

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

Contemporary Literature

The Atlas of Reds and Blues

I’m on a mini roll lately with reading lesser known books that I can’t remember where/how I heard about them. I finished Monster Portraits a few weeks ago and this is another, similarly experimental/unique-style memoir-based-ish novel (though without the accompanying illustrations). In any case, this fairly recent release (Feb 2019) is not one that I… Continue reading The Atlas of Reds and Blues