Category: bookish

#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...

#FridayReads: The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

#FridayReads: The Sea Beast Takes a Lover

Today I’ve a got a book review of Michael Andreasen’s The Sea Beast Takes a Lover up at the Ploughshares blog! I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this delightfully weird short story collection, which comes out this Tuesday (but I wasn’t paid or given anything else by the author or publisher to...

#FridayReads: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

#FridayReads: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

When Annihilation came out in 2014, the cover caught my eye. It’s pretty and creepy! The trailer for the movie (starring Natalie Portman) ran before The Last Jedi, so I thought what the hell and put the audiobook on hold at the library. The book is short (only six hours long), but I’m not sure...

New Year’s resolution: Read a bazillion comic books

New Year’s resolution: Read a bazillion comic books

I was looking some old posts from an earlier incarnation of this blog and found this New Year’s resolution post from January 23, 2018. This is basically my resolution every year, so? Still relevant. Today is not a great day for me, so instead of writing something new, here’s what I was reading in 2013!...

#FridayReads: My favorite Ursula K. Le Guin novels

#FridayReads: My favorite Ursula K. Le Guin novels

Ursula K. Le Guin, whom I’m going to call the greatest writer of all time, passed away on Monday. I don’t usually cry when people I’ve never met died, but I cried when I read that sad news. Le Guin’s work touched me in so many ways—too many to share them all here. But there...