The Girls is steeped with all kinds of feminist issues, theories, etc. This coming at a time where there's this massive situation going on with standing up for rights, particularly women's rights. I log on to Twitter and there's conversation happening there. I log into Instagram and there's conversation+pictures of signs and marches going on there. I log into Snapchat and there are personal stories and dialogue there. I watch my fave Youtubers and they're talking about it. And I read/listen to all of it but the topic hadn't really come to life for me until I started to read The Girls.Read More
I started the book this morning, blind. That's right, when I added The Girls to my reading list I hadn't even read a blurb. It said 'GIRLS'. I'm a girl. From the cover, looked like it might be diving into some heavy stuff and boy do I like HEAVY STUFF.Read More
My completed books for 2016 was really sad. Think it was like 5 or 6 (probably 5). When I saw my Goodreads recap I cried a little. It was embarrassing. I had to ask myself why did it happen. So far I've only come up with "My days are hectic!" I know what you're thinking: "All of our days are hectic." To which I say, "nope, my days are way more hectic than yours😝"
I've seem to have forgotten how great audiobooks are. And while there are only 9 here, I plan to mix in some other books (I've already read two books this month). Here it is, in no particular order:Read More
I read a few posts today on Medium and listed them here for you. I liked all 3 but really enjoyed the interview with Jeremy Whitley, a comic book creator.Read More
There is something really wonderful about a used book from the bookstore. The fact that you don't know where it's been, but you imagine that it's helped someone pass the time, or kept them preoccupied during a hard time in their life.