Category: bookish

Book Review: The Patron Saint of Cauliflower by Elizabeth Cohen

Book Review: The Patron Saint of Cauliflower by Elizabeth Cohen

First, a confession: Elizabeth Cohen contacted me a few months ago and asked if I’d be interested in reviewing her new poetry collection. I really loved her short story collection, so of course I said yes. Unfortunately, I did not foresee losing Lexi at the beginning of June, or how much time I’d need to...

#WeekendReads: Night Beast by Ruth Joffre

#WeekendReads: Night Beast by Ruth Joffre

The past two weeks have been a bit weird. I’ve been spending a lot of time with Lexi and out in my garden. My anxiety is high right now for a number of reasons, so I’ve also been making time to sit on my porch and read in the evenings. All of this helps, but...

#FridayReads: Shirtless Bear-Fighter

#FridayReads: Shirtless Bear-Fighter

I was over at a friend’s house to watch hockey, and on my way out after the game I saw a copy of a comic called Shirtless Bear-Fighter. The cover depicts a shirtless man in raggedy pants with exaggerated masculine features (seriously, his feet are huge). I paged through it and saw that this was,...

Freeing Yourself From Anxiety, Tamar Chansky

Miss Migraine: Freeing Yourself From Anxiety by Tamar E. Chansky

The Adventures of Miss Migraine is an ongoing column about my life with chronic migraine. This post appeared first on my blog of the same name on September 4, 2012. Title: Freeing Yourself From Anxiety Author: Tamar E. Chansky, Ph.D. Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books Format: Trade Paperback ISBN: 978-0738214832 List Price: $16.00 Freeing Yourself...

#FridayReads: Kindred by Octavia Butler

#FridayReads: Kindred by Octavia Butler

  If you read science fiction but aren’t acquainted with the fantastic work of Octavia Butler, please take yourself to a library RIGHT NOW and check out a few of her books. Hell, even if you don’t normally read sci-fi, read Octavia Butler. Kindred tells the story of a modern Black woman, Dana, who is pulled back...