This past week, I've been in Ireland on vacation, which involved two flights of over eight hours. So naturally, I took my Kindle and got some reading done! Since I'm still recovering, you're going to get a list of what I read and some brief thoughts instead of a full review.
Book/Author and Year Published: The Chaos of Longing by k.y. robinson (2016) Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: Poetry Preferred Reading Environment: The bathtub Reading Accoutrements: Lots of bubbles and pretty-smelling things Content Notes: Sexual Assault, Racism Having a husband that works at the library definitely has perks! Once in a while, my husband brings home a poetry…
Everything is Going Wrong is a collection of comics about punk music and culture and mental illness.
Toil and Trouble is a collection of short stories about women and witchcraft.
As I was cataloguing the books in my home and setting aside horror-related books for October, Monsters of Templeton caught my eye.
The Strain is the first book in The Strain Trilogy, and I am hooked enough to already have confirmed that the rest of the trilogy is available through my library’s audiobook app.
Shirley Jackson writes my favorite type of horror - creepy and ambiguous, relying largely on characters rather than violence or the supernatural.
Book/Author and Year Published: The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco (2017) Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: YA Fantasy Preferred Reading Environment: This will be a great winter read, curled up in a warm blanket. Reading Accoutrements: Hot herbal tea of your preference Content Notes: Death My friend, Beth, recently told me about this awesome, culturally diverse YA…
If you’re a fan of Roxane Gay, you should definitely check out Hunger.
It’s National First Love Day! Now, you might be thinking, “Love? Why isn’t Bethany doing this review?