I cut it really close, but this is the final book I needed to finish out the Reading Women Challenge 2020 (this is for prompt #8 “An Anthology by Multiple Authors”). Of note, I’ll post a full compilation of all the books I read for the Challenge, and likely list some favorites of the bunch… Continue reading Disability Visibility
The August (I know, I know, but I somehow overlooked it, so it's getting a very last review post) book theme for my long-distance book club was food. I have no idea where we came up with that, but it was a fun theme that prompted a lot of super awesome book suggestions! Plus, convenient,… Continue reading Delicious!
This book was not really on my TBR, to be honest. I had it on my radar, but just didn't think I was going to be feeling it...really ever. But a few things happened in conjunction that basically made me feel like I was going to have to give it a try. First, and mostly the… Continue reading Hamnet
Although I was one of those awesome nerds in high school that loved Jane Austen and truly read all the books by her we were assigned, I am not sure that I have actually picked up an original from her since then. I have both read and watched many adaptations and retellings (some repeatedly…2005 Pride… Continue reading Emma
This is a backlist title that I had picked up at a used book sale or store awhile ago and it’s just been sitting on my TBR shelf since then. I always try to sprinkle in backlist reads with new releases (which is always harder towards the end of the year), and this one was… Continue reading The Blazing World
Last year, I read and loved Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata, it’s quirky questioning of societal expectations and small celebrations about being different. In fact, it was one of my Top Ten Books of 2019. So, when I saw this most recent translation of one of her works available on NetGalley, I requested it… Continue reading Earthlings
First of all, Happy New Year's Eve! New Year's is my favorite holiday for many reasons, but the feeling of starting fresh is definitely high on the list. I'm really excited for that this year, as 2019 was a tough one for us. Onwards and, hopefully, upwards - amirite?! Anyways, last year I created my… Continue reading Reading Women Challenge 2020