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2016 Book Blogger Discussion – Has Book Blogging Reached Its Peak?

On a recent Book Riot podcast, based on the recent news that Book Expo (no longer Book Expo America) was limiting blogger participation, the hosts began a discussion about whether … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · 20 Comments

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead (2016)

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead is about Cora, a young girl who escapes with another slave named Caesar the horrors of living on a plantation in Georgia. With the … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · 9 Comments

#AliasGrace2016 – Playing the Part

  To learn more about this read-along, please read the master post. * MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS My apologies for not being able to keep up with my own read-along! Every … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · 7 Comments

Fall #Readathon 2016

Hello friends! Fall #Readathon has arrived and I’m determined to make up for the disappointing 302 pages I read last time. Check this master post for all of my reading … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · 16 Comments

Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer (2014)

Area X is a wild and mysterious land that has been walled off from the rest of civilization for decades. A team consisting of an anthropologist, a surveyor, a psychologist … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · 10 Comments

#AliasGrace2016 – Female Hysteria

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood (1998) is a fictionalized account of the murder of Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery in 1853. Grace Marks and James McDermott, two servants … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · 8 Comments

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien (2016)

Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien (2016) spans several decades to tell the story of a Chinese family whose lives are torn apart by the Cultural Revolution … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · 12 Comments

#AliasGrace2016 – Gender Bias and Public Judgment

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood (1998) is a fictionalized account of the murder of Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper, Nancy Montgomery in 1853. Grace Marks and James McDermott, two servants … Continue reading

October 1, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman (2012)

A few quick thoughts on The Light Between Oceans: *CONTAINS SPOILERS The Light Between Oceans centers on Tom and Isabel, a young married couple  who are living in isolation on … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · 12 Comments

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