Books, Real Life

February Wrap-Up

I kind of feel like this was a quick month, even though the weeks felt super long. (My coworkers and I kept saying, “Wait...it’s only Tuesday??”) I care almost not at all for the month of March. Comic-Con is happening, though; my friend Claire and I will be going for the first time. By contrast,… Continue reading February Wrap-Up

Books

February Book-of-the-Month Club

I read a book early in February so great that I predicted it would be my favorite of the month. I've highlighted some of my other favorite February reads without mentioning this one. It deserves the spotlight. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland "Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the… Continue reading February Book-of-the-Month Club

Books

Top 5 WTF February Reads

I didn't read as many books last month as I would have liked. I started the month off really strong by finishing a bunch of half-read books only to fizzle out during the last week-and-a-half. I only read half of my Black History Month picks. I started The Hate U Give and, while I really enjoy it,… Continue reading Top 5 WTF February Reads

Books

Books I DNFed in February

This month, I DNFed 5 books. That's only 1 more than last month. As always, I had grand plans for the month of February. Bless my optimistic soul. I tried my hardest and still ended up not finishing the following 5 books.   Twelve Steps to Normal by Farrah Penn I expected: The heartwarming tale of… Continue reading Books I DNFed in February

Books, Movies

Bookish Academy Awards

Was anyone else disappointed by this year's Academy wins? Did the feel-good, white-guy centered, historical race drama seriously win Best Picture? I had to leave a REALLY GREAT Oscars party to go to improv class. When I checked the results later, I couldn't believe it. SO MANY good movies came out this last year and… Continue reading Bookish Academy Awards