Fall is the perfect time to curl up with a good book and a hot drink – a crisp wind is outside rustling the leaves, but you’re warm and cozy on the couch. When I had the good fortune of winning an ARC copy of Sarah Perry’s Melmoth via a Goodreads giveaway in August, I was really excited to pick up this modern Gothic novel by an author who’s debut novel The Essex Serpent was received with critical acclaim.
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Welcome to my first Black History Month/Blackout book review! I just finished Octavia E. Butlers’s Parable of the Sower and am excited to discuss it because oh man, this book is thought provoking.
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While this blog is mostly about books I’ve read to completion, sometimes you just need a nice DNF list. I don’t really have a rule of thumb about when and why I DNF a book, but it occasionally happens. Life is truly too short, y’all, and my TBR list is too long.
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So, if you know anything about me, you know that I’m a political junkie (and if you don’t know much about me, head over here). I can be perfectly content watching CSPAN and refreshing my Twitter feed than doing most other things. I also get excited about books (fiction & nonfiction alike) dealing with one of the issues I’m most passionate about – getting more women, young people, and progressives in office. In fact, I’m really hopeful about 2018.
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Welcome to the first book review posted on this blog! To kick things off, I’ve adapted one of my Goodreads reviews from last year into a slightly longer, more readable form. I’m preparing to write more reviews and I’m looking forward to what’s to come.
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