Fantasy

Storm of Locusts

I read the first book I Roanhorse’s The Sixth World series (Trail of Lightning) last year and was so into it! I loved the world and the characters and the magic and the Navajo mythology and it was a wild ride from start to finish. So, when I felt a reading slump coming on a… Continue reading Storm of Locusts

Contemporary Literature · Short Stories

Sabrina & Corina

This one has been on my TBR since it came out. So. Really not that long, but many great reviews and lots of award nominations made me want to read it ASAP. In fact, it’s on the longlist for the Aspen Prize for Literature, which, after hearing about this award for the first time last… Continue reading Sabrina & Corina

Poetry

Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems

I picked up this collection of poetry in honor of Native American Heritage Month. There are so many ways to read diversely, and I try to vary them, but it’s difficult. So using these “official” recognition months as a guide throughout the year is very helpful for me. Plus, this was the theme for November… Continue reading Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems

Contemporary Literature · Speculative

Future Home of the Living God

I’ve only ever read one other book by Louise Erdrich, The Round House and was thoroughly impressed and emotionally drained by the book. It was a beautiful telling of a terrible story and tackles some serious issues around inequality and disparity faced by Native American peoples in the US. In any case, knowing what she was… Continue reading Future Home of the Living God