Fantasy

The City of Brass

Well, I broke one of my cardinal rules for this book. And am I sorry? Not realllllly. But have I reinforced why I have that rule in the first place? YES. What’s the rule, you ask? I've learned this the hard way, but I do not read books in a series unless they whole series… Continue reading The City of Brass

Contemporary Literature

NW

Zadie Smith is one of those authors that I have been meaning to read forever and, for whatever reason, haven’t gotten to yet. She is fairly prolific, I own a couple books by her, and pretty much everything she has written have gotten generally positive reviews. To that end, I think I wasn’t sure where… Continue reading NW

Contemporary Literature

Fruit of the Drunken Tree

This was the inaugural book for #readacrossinstagram, co-sponsored by @saltwaterreads, @litonhst, and @words.between.worlds. So essentially everyone who participates in any or all of those three bookstagram-based book clubs would be reading the same book, altogether, this month. First, what a heartwarming use of technology and digital (book-related) community! And second, what an amazing book choice… Continue reading Fruit of the Drunken Tree