This is one of those books where the title is the reason and that's all there is to it. I just couldn't pass up the opportunity to read such a fabulously titled book, and in this monumentally horrific time to be a person with a uterus in the United States, this kind of whimsy was exactly… Continue reading The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels
There is something about the title of this book that felt aggressive in a way that made me not want to read it, despite the fact that it was compared to Samantha Irby (whose essay collections we are never meeting in real life and wow, no thank you I love) and seemed topically to be spot on… Continue reading Greedy
wow, no thank you.
Y'all - I love Samantha Irby. I read we are never meeting in real life last year, my first of her collections, and it was just...so good! Wonderfully hilarious with that tempering mix of some more serious (though still delivered with Irby's perfect comedic tone) topics. But yea, it was great. So I knew I'd be reading more… Continue reading wow, no thank you.
Here For It
This is a memoir-in-essays sort of situation that mostly flew under the radar when it was released, at least as far as I could tell. I just didn’t see many reviews of it. Though I must have seen at least one, because it somehow got added to my TBR, though in a backburner sort of… Continue reading Here For It
Dial A for Aunties
This was a book club choice for my long-distance book club! We wanted to pick an AAPI author for AAPI Heritage Month, but as life happens, we (alright, it was definitely on me) ended up not actually being able to finish in time to discuss it actually during May… However, I am so glad this… Continue reading Dial A for Aunties
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
We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.
Irby’s collections have been on my radar since I started getting more into short story/essay collections. Everything I’d read about them was unanimous in commentary on how funny she was and honestly, if there was ever a year/time that needed more comedic relief, it’s this one. So, as you all know by now is normal… Continue reading We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.
Alright this was my second ALC from Libro.fm that I have gotten to. There were so many great choices that I wasn’t sure where to go next, but @diaryofaclosetreader had recently reviewed this one and spoke so highly of it. Plus, her blog post interview with the author was super fun. So I figured those… Continue reading Boyfriend Material
My Plain Jane
I read the first of the novels by “The Lady Janies,” My Lady Jane, a few years ago on a snow day. It was a “retelling” of Lady Jane Grey, the queen for nine days of famous British historic lore, full of magic and shape-shifting and humor gave this tragic story a fun twist and… Continue reading My Plain Jane
As you know, if you’ve been following my blog for awhile, I first got into audiobooks through listening to celebrity memoirs/comedian essay collections because they tend to be fun and easy to follow and are usually read by the authors. And since I recognize their voices, it’s like they’re there in the car with me… Continue reading Dear Girls