There’s a word that comes to mind for me when I think about this, my first 5-star (and first backlist) read of 2019: serendipity.
A sprawling epic of internal growth, sparked by a love story.
Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith Graywolf Press, 2017 I picked up Don’t Call Us Dead because of my ongoing goal to read a lot of queer voices across genres. It’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Not just reading decisions; life decisions. First, a story. I’ll be the first to admit I can […]
Alexander Chee’s How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, and reading for the heart. This book is perfect come on in.
Elizabeth Brooks’ The Orphan of Salt Winds review, from Tin House January 2019! Historical fiction, mystery, strong female characters, good stuff.