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

Fantasy

The Fifth Season

This is one of those books that has been on my radar for awhile. In fact, I had it on my Beat the Backlist reading list for this year. And it came up again just a few weeks ago when I went through the Unbound Worlds Top 100 Fantasy Books list. Almost three years ago… Continue reading The Fifth Season

Feminist · Magical Realism · Short Stories

Her Body and Other Parties

I’m not always a short story person. I don’t read a lot of them, so when I do decide to pick up a book like this, you know there’s a good reason. In this case, a collection of stories billed as genre-defying representations of the female experience. Honestly, that’s an almost impossible description for me… Continue reading Her Body and Other Parties