There is so much going on with this book it feels overwhelming. It feels like the plot is barely contained within the pages and its gonna burst out of the book at any given moment and eat my face. Where do I even begin? Video games? Sure, let’s go with that first.Continue reading “Review: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin”
I was looking for something appropriate for the season, something with a cozy vibe. I saw this book on Storygraph‘s “Popular This Week” section and the premise lined up with what I was looking for.Continue reading “Review: What You Are Looking For is in the Library by Michiko Aoyama”
Recently I signed up for Storygraph, a service for recording what books you read, sharing them with friends, writing reviews and most importantly (according to the site’s own copy) getting recommendations for books you want to read in the future. I wanted something to better keep track of my reading, something better than me adding entries into a Google Sheets spreadsheet.Continue reading “Recommended For You”
This past week I have been reading Sister Outsider, a collection of Audre Lorde’s essays, papers and speeches. Every bit of writing in this collection is worth reading. Lorde’s writing remains applicable and useful to our current struggles and I found myself wishing that I had read her words earlier in my life. Better late than never I suppose.
While I was reading this book, I used my Kobo ebook reader’s annotation function to highlight and save a few choice quotes that I thought were particularly important.Continue reading “Some Quotes from Sister Outsider”
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I liked this retelling of a classic Korean folktale. Interesting characters, mythology and a world that reminded me of Miyazaki’s Spirited Away (yep, the blurb on the store page is fairly accurate). And this particular YA fantasy’s romance subplot is…alright, I didn’t dislike it.
A nice easy read to close out this year with. I did it folks, 52 weeks, 52 books.