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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

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Wrap-Up | November 2018

The month isn't over yet but November has been weird and I don't think I'll finish another book in the next two days. I saw a post somewhere stating that 2018 has been 4 years long, October was glacial, and November has vanished in the blink of an eye. Or something like that. Regardless, the… Continue reading Wrap-Up | November 2018

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

ReadAThon · Women in Translation

ReadAThon | My TBR for WIT Bingo 2018

August is getting closer and I've been accumulating books for WIT Bingo (go here if you want to know more!) I am a mood reader so this TBR may not stick. But I've put some thought into my picks and I'm excited to get started. Out of the 25 books I've selected, there are 21… Continue reading ReadAThon | My TBR for WIT Bingo 2018