Quarantine Book Haul: I went overboard

Want to know a sad thing? I am making more on unemployment right now than I was at my job. When my stimulus check arrived, I decided to order a bunch of books from, a site that raises money for indie bookstores. Here's what I ordered.   All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto by George… Continue reading Quarantine Book Haul: I went overboard


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


10 Day Book Blog Post Challenge #2: Discuss a character

I'll be real: I did not think this post through. It's exciting! I'm improvising! And I'm surrounded by books! Surely a character will come to me! ...soon! Oh. Oh no. A character just came to mind and, um... Well... Let's just get into it. Jasper Renn from The Steampunk Chronicles Every time I think I've forgotten… Continue reading 10 Day Book Blog Post Challenge #2: Discuss a character

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Fantasy Feminist Team

I'm finally doing it. I'm forming a girl squad. I've put it off for years because my friends keep choosing true love over the sisterhood. They tell me marriage is a whole lot of fun. BUT IS IT? GIRL SQUAD, ASSEMBLE! What would this squad do? I don't know. Win? Fight for love and justice?… Continue reading Fantasy Feminist Team


Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 4

(Additional rants can be found here, here, and here.) I used to read more fantasy. Scanning my bookshelf, I see magical realism and memoirs where I once kept wizards and fairies. I still love Harry Potter and I'll take a good prophecy every now and again, but I avoid outright magical stories. It's possible these books are… Continue reading Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 4