Contemporary Literature

Memorial

I’ve heard so many good things about Washington’s first publication, Lot, a short story collection. I have been meaning to read it for a while, but short stories are not always my thing and I just haven’t been in the mood/headspace for that. When I saw this new book come through the library to be… Continue reading Memorial

Historical Fiction · Humor · Magical Realism

We Ride Upon Sticks

You know that feeling when you see a book and the cover just calls to you, and then you read the description and you just know it’s a book you have to read? Maybe? Well, that’s what happened here for me. And that’s really all the intro I have. We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan… Continue reading We Ride Upon Sticks

Fantasy · Graphic/Illustrated

Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening

Well, this is my first ever “real” graphic novel. I mean, I’ve read a couple others (Persepolis and Good Talk) but both were nonfiction/memoirs. So, while I really enjoyed them both, I feel like they didn’t full represent the medium completely. Maybe that’s a misperception on my end, but there it is. And the point… Continue reading Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening

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