New to the List: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (A book with an unreliable narrator) This month was a little slow again, so I will make this post quick, but I did manage to read a book that has long been on my To Read list. Lolita is as bizarre as it is brilliant, and is […]Read more "2017 Reading Challenge: May"
New to the List: The Mapmaker’s War: Keeper of Tales Trilogy by Ronlyn Domingue (A bestseller from a genre you don’t normally read) So, the month of April was a little slow for me reading wise, but hey, I spent half the moon wandering around the streets of Havana. I did read The Mapmaker’s War […]Read more "2017 Reading Challenge: April"
New to the List: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (A book that’s been published in 2017) Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter (A book with pictures) What is the What (advanced: A book about immigrants or refugees) So, this has been a pretty amazing and productive month for my reading goals. Exit […]Read more "2017 Reading Challenge: March"
New to the List: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah (A book by a person of color) To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemmingway (**Not part of the reading challenge) March by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin & Nate Powell (A book written by someone you admire) Book 1 Book 2 Book 3 This month […]Read more "2017 READING CHALLENGE: February"
New to the List: Maus, Parts I and II by Art Spiegelman (A novel set during wartime) Ok, so I know that Maus is technically not a ‘novel’ (rather a graphic novel, but I say it counts). It is broken into two parts and it is probably one of the most heartbreaking things I have […]Read more "2017 Reading Challenge: January"
New to the List: Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham (A book written by a celebrity) The Dream of a Common Language* by Adrienne Rich (A book of poetry) Giovanni’s Room* by James Baldwin (A book set in Europe) Around the World in 50 Years: My Adventures to Every Country on Earth by […]Read more "2016 Reading Challenge: January"
‘Tis the Season for New Year’s Resolutions…or in my case improvements upon my never ending bucket list. While I feel I accomplished a lot in 2015 (traveled to Haiti, L.A., and Seattle; met George R. R. Martin; got a little more serious about photography; graduated from grad school), I feel I didn’t really accomplish much […]Read more "‘Tis the Season…and other General Announcements"
Ok, it had been a while since I have posted an update on my 2015 Reading Challenge progress, but in my defense I just started my last term of Grad school (only 45 days to go)! But I managed to read about three book in the mean time 🙂 New to the List: Someone by […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge: Update"
New to the List: Irish Fairy and Folk Tales by Multiple Authors (A book of short stories) The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles edited by William Irwin and Gregory Bassham (A book a friend recommended) The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (A book with nonhuman characters) My latest progress […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge: Update"
New to the List: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (A trilogy) Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (A trilogy) Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (A trilogy) Before you read any further, be warned: I am going to say very unfavorable things about the series, so if you are a fan brace yourself. There were a lot […]Read more "2015 Reading Challenge: Update"