Frighteningly Good Reads: Unbelievable and Zodiac

Are you joining up with Molly @ Silver Button Books for Frighteningly Good Reads? There's still one week until Halloween! I managed to surprise myself by reading not only the book I'd specifically set aside for Molly's very fun challenge, but another that had been on my shelves for awhile and is, arguably, the spookier... Continue Reading →

The Under-Explored Topic of Returning Home

Return: Why We Go Back to Where We Come From, by Kamal Al-Solaylee (HarperCollins, September 7, 2021)Buy it used or new at SecondSale.com Immigrants, no matter our origins and skin tones, share a common delusion: we think we take pieces of our homelands with us and leave parts of ourselves behind whenever we choose or... Continue Reading →

Nonfiction November is Coming!

Apologies for the slightly later-than-unusual announcement this year, but: life. Little delay aside, I've got the very best news: Nonfiction November is happening again this year! We not only have some wonderful new nonfiction-loving hosts to introduce, but we have a new topic plus five whole weeks planned this year. Not to mention all-new Instagram... Continue Reading →

August is Women in Translation Month

I've disappointed myself massively this year in terms of one of my favorite book events, Women in Translation Month. The wonderful Rachel@PaceAmoreLibri introduced me to this event and initiative a few years ago and I absolutely love it. Books published in English translations by female authors account for less than 31% of translated literature every... Continue Reading →

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