Books

My Favorite Books of 2019

I meant to publish this yesterday for Top Ten Tuesday. Instead, after three family Christmases and a miserable four-hour ride in a cramped truck, I stayed in bed and read all day. As a consequence, some last-minute books snuck their way onto my Top 10 list. It's a Cinderella story and a plot twist all… Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2019

Books

August: The Month of Rage

Last month's common thread: many of the things I read filled me with PALPABLE RAGE. Here are the lowlights. (Some spoilers ahead.) (CW: rape, abuse, neglect) From Speak: The Graphic Novel Melinda walks into the kitchen with self-harm scars. Her mom notices them and says, "I don't have time for this." Melinda stops speaking, develops scabs… Continue reading August: The Month of Rage