Blog · Wrap-Up

Blog | 2018 in Review, 2019 Goals

This is a wrap-up of sorts, as much as you can wrap up a whole year of over 200 books. A lot happened this year. Work was overwhelmingly busy. I moved houses. I lost interest in reading. I didn't make any of my goals. And that's ok. I was going to post this in January.… Continue reading Blog | 2018 in Review, 2019 Goals

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Thoughts | Getting Your IUD Replaced in a Dystopia

I got my IUD replaced yesterday. The appointment was free. The doctor and the med student shadowing her were professional. I took the day off work without consequence. My partner was there with me and I almost broke his hand. The only cost was $132 for the IUD since my insurance didn't cover it. That… Continue reading Thoughts | Getting Your IUD Replaced in a Dystopia

r/fantasy Bingo 2018 · Review

Review | Revenant Gun by Yoon Ha Lee (Spoilers)

Title: Revenant Gun Author: Yoon Ha Lee Published by: Solaris My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Net Galley ARC Content Warning: Murder, Suicide, Abuse, Implications of rape and sexual assault "When Shuos Jedao wakes up for the first time, several things go wrong. His few memories tell him that he's a… Continue reading Review | Revenant Gun by Yoon Ha Lee (Spoilers)

Lady Classics · Review · Women in Translation

Review | So Long a Letter by Mariama Bâ

Title: So Long a Letter Author: Mariama Bâ Translated by: Modupé Bodé-Thomas Published by: Virago Books My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Interlibrary loan Content warning: Forced marriage "So Long a Letter is a cry from the heart of a Muslim woman. Looking back on her life, Ramatoulaye recalls her love… Continue reading Review | So Long a Letter by Mariama Bâ