Teaser Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Purple Booker. If you’re reading this, you should do it too. I know I’ve been so busy, it had been ten days since I had posted before yesterday! It’s a little sad, but I’ve just had to do so much for school every single day. So anyway,…… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday: “Stay With Me” ARC by Ayobami Adebayo
Many thanks to NetGalley and Grove Atlantic for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review! The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen Edition: eGalley (224 pages) Published on: February 7, 2017 (Grove Atlantic) Genre: Short Stories, Historical Fiction Rating: 4.5/5 stars Goodreads summary: Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer was one…… Continue reading Book Review: “The Refugees” by Viet Thanh Nguyen
The Mortifications by Derek Palacio Edition: Hardcover (308 pages) Published on: October 4, 2016 (Tim Duggan Books) Genre: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction Rating: 5/5 Stars Goodreads Summary: In 1980, a rural Cuban family is torn apart during the Mariel Boatlift. Uxbal Encarnación—father, husband, political insurgent—refuses to leave behind the revolutionary ideals and lush tomato farms of his sun-soaked homeland. His wife…… Continue reading Book Review: “The Mortifications”, 5/5 Stars
Hey everyone! I was planning on not posting a hundred times this week so as not to overwhelm my blog, but who am I kidding. I’m kind of addicted to blogging already. And I need to tell you all that I’ve just found out about this amazing reading challenge for 2017. It’s called #ReadDiverse2017. You can…… Continue reading #ReadDiverse2017 + Coining a New Term?!
I had so much fun researching this post! I could spend hours pouring through 2017 releases. I actually have picked 15 books for my list of exciting upcoming releases for 2017. I won’t go into too much detail about any of them, but I will tell you why I am excited for them, and sort them…… Continue reading Books I’m Looking Forward to- 2017
Picture by me edited with VSCO. Happy Holidays! 2016 was my first full year in college. I figured out my future plans and goals and built up to getting straight A’s in my most recent semester. Since I am in my second year, most of the classes I’ve been taking have been gen-ed courses. That means…… Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2016