It’s Friday the 13th! So of course, I’m reviewing a book involving a bunch of young white people on a vacation that goes terribly wrong.
With all the dystopian and end-of-the-world type books I’ve been reading lately, it was only a matter of time before I got to The Road by Cormac McCarthy.
I really wanted to review a book about unions for Labor Day, but most of the ones I found were either pretty expensive or not really what I wanted to focus on. Then, I remembered that I have Emergent Strategy.
Book/Author and Year Published: A Blade So Black by L.L McKinney (2018) Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: YA Fantasy Preferred Reading Environment: At a sleepover with your best friends. Reading Accoutrements: A cup of tea, of course! (But maybe not if it says “Drink Me”) Content Notes: Parental Death, Police Killings I found out about A Blade…
In my recent review of Red Clocks by Leni Zumas, I said I’d write a future essay that went into more details of specific aspects of the story and writing. Well here I am, making good on that promise!
It’s National Tell-a-Joke Day (and also National Rum Day...but we’re not just here to keep track of excuses for you to drink…), and with all the serious things going on in the world, we definitely need some reasons to laugh.
My husband presented me with Wolf Whistle Politics and said, “This looked interesting. I thought you’d like it and that it would make you mad.” What can I say? The man knows me.
Before now, I had never finished a Virginia Woolf novel. See what I thought of To the Lighthouse!
Book/Author: Red Clocks by Leni Zumas Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: Adult Dystopian Fiction Preferred Reading Environment: I thought this was a great bathtub read - this book talks a lot about women’s bodies, so being naked while reading it felt appropriate. Reading Accoutrements: Your Favorite Chocolate. And maybe some tea/water with a tincture in it if…
They Don’t Make Plus Size Spacesuits is a collection of sci-fi/dystopian stories that take people’s theories and ideas about fat people and show what would happen if these were taken to extremes.