Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Children of the Land

When I originally heard about this novel, for some reason, I thought it was fiction. I actually thought that all the way through when my hold on it at the library came through and I checked it out and brought it home. I seriously don’t know what I thought it was about or why I… Continue reading Children of the Land

Contemporary Literature

Lost Children Archive

I have put off writing this review for like, two weeks now. I took so many notes while reading, and marked so many passages, but in the end, I’m really struggling with my overall thoughts and reactions. I don’t really know how I felt about this one, nor how to eloquently (or even roughly but… Continue reading Lost Children Archive

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