Contemporary Literature · Translations

The Vegetarian

This is the first book of the year that I chose to read as part of The Reading Women Challenge 2020, for Prompt #2: Translated from an Asian Language. It’s been on my radar for awhile now, but I’m already picking up books I would have continued to put off, thanks to this challenge. Yay!… Continue reading The Vegetarian

Contemporary Literature

Normal People

This book is up for a couple of awards this year. And I remember from a year or so ago, her first novel got a lot of similar praise and great reviews. It still wasn’t necessarily high on my TBR, overall, but for some reason, when I was looking for a new book to start,… Continue reading Normal People

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