Hello, I am alive and still reading and reviewing books! Life keeps getting more hectic, it seems, but it’s not July yet so here I am with my May wrap up! May was API Heritage Month, so I made a point to read several Asian/Asian America authors in celebration of that and as an excuse […]
“I often wondered why we couldn’t talk about the present, why the past held all the promise while the future sat before us like stagnant water.” (CW: suicide, light spoilers) Kristen Arnett is one of my favorite people to follow in the internet. Though Mostly Dead Things (Tin House, 2019) is her debut novel, she’s […]
Don’t miss this one, it is magic!
“…this monster, the body, this miracle, its pain, will soon make us taper into mysticism, or rise, with rapid beats of the wings…”
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.
Elizabeth Brooks’ The Orphan of Salt Winds review, from Tin House January 2019! Historical fiction, mystery, strong female characters, good stuff.