Y'all. I've never had great luck with giveaways before. (I once won a Twitter giveaway of The Other Normals, but I never finished the book. Oops. Should probably go back and try it.) This time around, I won a copy of Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures. Look at that title. Look at that title. … Continue reading I Won Things!
I recently read a post on another blogger's site about summer reading books. Gianna asked the question, "Is it useful or a waste of time?" I'd like to offer a seemingly unpopular opinion on the subject of summer reading books, because now that I'm in graduate school and am far beyond the years of having … Continue reading Unpopular Opinion: Summer Reading
You know the feeling: somewhere along the line, you end up not being able to finish a book you started, whether because of other obligations or because the book was not what you were expecting. Do you ever go back and finish those books, or are they just done for the rest of your life? … Continue reading Books I (Probably) Won’t Finish
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird was released 57 years ago today, and it is a well-beloved story by millions. However, I am one of the few who never understood why it was so important to read it in ninth grade, and I still don't understand why it's continually on required reading lists for schools. I … Continue reading Unpopular Opinion: “To Kill a Mockingbird”