Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Somebody’s Daughter

What with this book showing up on quite a few of this year's "best nonfiction" lists, and having received an ALC of the audiobook from Libro.fm, I figured I'd better to get to it before the end of the year.  Somebody's Daughter by Ashley C. Ford “My emotions moved through me faster than I could name… Continue reading Somebody’s Daughter

Contemporary Literature · Translations

The Housekeeper and the Professor

I've had this book on my shelf for years. A not insignificant number of years. And I don't know why, but every time I was looking for a new book to read, I'd pass it over. Maybe because it's just so small and I didn't notice it? Maybe because, despite everything good I'd heard about it, I… Continue reading The Housekeeper and the Professor

Mystery/Thriller · Translations

Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

I have sort of been passively trying to meet some of the Reading Women prompts for 2021 – not as intensely as last year, but just for fun. And one of the prompts that I figured I just wouldn’t meet was to read a "Crime Novel or Thriller in Translation" …mostly because I just don’t… Continue reading Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

Lists and Challenges · Non-Review Posts

Reading Women Challenge 2020

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