Reading Roundup: January 2021

Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty. Oh, I enjoy the Daevabad trilogy so much. This book is a honking 900 pages long, and I read it in three days. Under the circumstances it wasn't quite as escapist as it could be to read about a violent coup and an ongoing attempt to hold a city's… Continue reading Reading Roundup: January 2021

Books I Loved in 2019

I read just shy of 50 new-to-me books in 2019, not including my class assignments (which included some chapbooks as well as short stories and poems). Of those, there are about a dozen that I am still thinking about, even if it's been months since I read them. I love these books because they are… Continue reading Books I Loved in 2019

Reading Roundup: February 2019

A short list for a short month. I picked up The Kingdom of Copper by S. A. Chakraborty, the sequel to The City of Brass, and inhaled it. Like The City of Brass, The Kingdom of Copper conjures a detailed, captivating world based on Middle Eastern legend. The stakes start out very high, with its three… Continue reading Reading Roundup: February 2019

Reading Roundup: September 2018

Hello, friends! The world is on fire and I can't quite catch my breath when I'm in proximity to the news, which is all day at work, but I also can't quite bring myself to unplug. What I can do is bury myself in books during my commute! The People We Hate at the Wedding… Continue reading Reading Roundup: September 2018