What’s more worthwhile, a captivating book whose charms prove fleeting, or a difficult, at times painful book that stays with you long after you’ve finished it? I’ve been asking myself this question for nearly a month, thanks to the shit kicking I took while reading Lauren Groff’s brilliant, yet aggravating, Fates and Furies. As lavish […]Read more "Week 20: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff"
I apologize if this makes you hate me forever, but I haven’t read Harry Potter. As with swimming, skydiving, and movies starring the Wayans Brothers, I’m very much a virgin when it comes to Rowling’s classic series. Before you start readying your wands, know that this isn’t necessarily my fault. By the time the books became a cultural […]Read more "A Harry Potter Virgin’s Year Long Read-Along"
I contemplated doing weekly posts for my reading over the holidays, but now that it’s 2016 I kind of just want to turn the page and set my sights on a new year. My first real year with the blog. Up until now I was kind of playing around with stuff, figuring out formats I liked, […]Read more "Weeks 17-19: Ho Ho Holy Hell the Holidays Make Me Lazy"