Historical Fiction

The Island of Sea Women

Wow, was it hard to get my hands on this book! This was the book chosen as the April read for my remote (Google Hangout) book club. And even though we’ve read some new releases in the past, this is the first time I was afraid I wouldn't actually get the book in time (and,… Continue reading The Island of Sea Women

Contemporary Literature · Poetry · Young Adult

The Poet X

This book is one of the three I let myself buy when I was at Powell’s (vacation means of course I was going to visit famous bookstores) a few months ago. This is one of those books that has the perfect mix of a gorgeous and artistic cover, an important contemporary and diverse premise, and… Continue reading The Poet X