Announcements

Announcement | Moving Again

I'm moving. This makes the third time in the last twelve months. So the borrowed bookshelf will be going on temporary haitus (again) while I pack my life back into boxes. I'll be back sometime in mid-March.

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Short Fiction Reviews

Short Fiction Reviews | The Week of January 22-28

Short Fiction Reviews is a new thing I'm trying. I read a lot of short fiction, mainly from collections and anthologies, rather than stories published online. But often by the time I'm finished the book, I've read so many stories that it's hard to review it. So each week I'm going to try and do… Continue reading Short Fiction Reviews | The Week of January 22-28

CanLit Bingo 2018 · Review

Review | The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

Title: The Sun and Her Flowers Author: Rupi Kaur Published by: Andrews McMeel Publishing My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public library Content warning: Rape The Sun and Her Flowers is Rupi Kaur's second book of poetry. I picked up her first book, Milk and Honey, last year when it exploded in… Continue reading Review | The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur

Wrap-Up

Wrap-Up | Around the World in 2017

I started 2017 wanting to read more translated books, specifically books written by women. So at the end of 2017 I've read 31 books from 20 different countries, translated from 13 different languages. 25/31 books (80%) are written by women, 5 books written by men, and one mixed gender anthology. 2017 has felt like a… Continue reading Wrap-Up | Around the World in 2017

r/fantasy Bingo 2017 · Review

Review | Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami

Title: Record of a Night Too Brief Author: Hiromi Kawakami Translator: Lucy North Published by: Pushkin Press My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Where I got the book: Public Library Cotent Warning: sexual assault “In these three haunting and lyrical stories, three young women experience unsettling loss and romance. In a dreamlike adventure, one woman… Continue reading Review | Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami