I had a really great reading year this year! I found a lot of great new stuff, remembered why fantasy is my favorite genre, revisited old favorites, and stretched myself with the Global Reading Challenge. Here are my favorite fiction reads this year! Claire of the Sea-Light by Edwidge Danticat: I picked this one up … Continue reading Top Ten Fiction Books of 2020
Happy last-month of this hell year! We made it! Welcome to the second to last update on my Own Voices Global Reading Challenge. I still have a month to go, but I can resolutely say that this challenge was exactly what I needed -- and could a global reading challenge come at a better time … Continue reading East Asia: Wrap-up!
What a weird month this has been! We've been in quarantine for the majority of this month, but luckily, all my library holds for Central America came in before the libraries closed. I had a pretty successful reading month and, as usual, really enjoyed the stories I read for this month. Here's a what I … Continue reading Central America: Wrap-up
It's been a long time since I read such a hefty book, and even longer since the 500+ pages went by so swiftly. This book, by Laini Taylor of the Smoke and Bone trilogy, is wonderful and magnificent and in order to keep my gushing to a minimum, I'll do my top five favorite things … Continue reading Strange the Dreamer: Review