women's prize for fiction

Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020: A Brief Shortlist Reaction

No one is surprised. I know, I know, it's another Women's Prize post and you all are bored, but I like doing these, PLUS I try to be funny at all times (and fail almost always), so hopefully, everyone gets something out of it. As I mentioned in my previous post where I talked about… Continue reading Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020: A Brief Shortlist Reaction

women's prize for fiction

Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020: Longlist Update & Shortlist Predictions

We love uneducated predictions.  Welcome back to the Women's Prize for Fiction central, aka my blog. I know that for the past two months, I have been focusing on just this prize and reading the longlist, but it really has been all that I have read. And it was a lot of fun, in general,… Continue reading Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020: Longlist Update & Shortlist Predictions

women's prize for fiction

Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Reaction

Welcome to a niche post.  I feel like a lot of people who follow this blog are mostly YA or Fantasy readers, but one of my 2020 reading goals was to read the Women's Prize for Fiction longlist, so you'll have to put up with that,  but I promise I'll make it fun. I used… Continue reading Women’s Prize for Fiction 2020 Longlist Reaction

2019 releases · non fiction

Review: In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

I am a big fan of Machado's writing — her collection My Body and Other Parties is one of my favorite books, and definitely made me aware that I do enjoy short stories, especially when they are written by her. She is very experimental in her prose, while she never sacrifices the heart of the… Continue reading Review: In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

fantasy · The Minis

The Minis: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Welcome to a mini, bite-sized review of The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden! I feel like I can't properly review follow-up books in series, because I feel like they only make sense in contrast with the first book, so I think doing mini-reviews for them makes sense. The Girl in the Tower is… Continue reading The Minis: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

book recs · Misc

If You Liked This Book, Try This One Too Volume II

Recommendations based on stuff you already like. The basic idea of this post is that I give recommendations based on stuff you liked - so if you like one of the books in the pair, chances are you might enjoy the other! I tried to represent a lot of different genres, so there's something for… Continue reading If You Liked This Book, Try This One Too Volume II

book recs

Are you a Ravenclaw? I’ve Got Book Recommendations For You

“Or yet in wise old Ravenclaw, if you’ve a ready mind, Where those of wit and learning, Will always find their kind.” I personally LOVE matching books to certain traits, and matching them to your Hogwarts house is exactly that. A while back, I did two posts giving four book recommendations for each House and… Continue reading Are you a Ravenclaw? I’ve Got Book Recommendations For You