Review: Not That Bad by Roxane Gay

Title: Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape CultureAuthor: Roxane GayRating: ★★★★Summary: Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on to address what it means to live in a world where individuals have to measure the violence and aggression they face. Covering a wide range [...]

Monthly Wrap-Up: June & July 2018 This wrap-up is a little late (lol), but I read four books over the last two months: Inferno by Dan Brown (★★★½)Not that Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture ed. by Roxane Gay  (★★★★)Notes from My Captivity by Kathy Parks (★★★½)What Should Be Wild by Julia Fine (★★★★) What did you read??

Round-Up: My Spring 2018 TBR

The Top Ten Tuesday topic for March 20th was "books on my spring TBR," and I pledged to read the following: So, what did I actually read? On the list... Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. ChoiGiant Days, Vol. 6 by John AllisonNot That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture by Roxane GayWhat Should Be Wild by Julia FineA [...]

Top Ten: Books on My Spring TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's theme was my top ten books currently* on my spring TBR. [*I say currently 'cause you know this is bound to change.] Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi // Giant Days, Vol. 6 by John Allison // The Hate U Give [...]

Most Anticipated New Releases for the First Half of 2018

¡Hola, leer amigos! I took a very long break from blogging last year, but I am feeling really ~inspired this month. To celebrate the end of the dumpster fire that was 2017, here are my most anticipated reads for the first half of 2018: Jan. 9: Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke: After being expelled [...]