Wade in the Water – Poems by Tracy K. Smith

Goodreads Synopsis: In Wade in the Water, Tracy K. Smith boldly ties America’s contemporary moment both to our nation’s fraught founding history and to a sense of the spirit, the everlasting. These are poems of sliding scale: some capture a flicker of song or memory; some collage an array of documents and voices; and some push… Continue reading Wade in the Water – Poems by Tracy K. Smith

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What I’ve Been Doing In March

This was originally posted on my Patreon, I post all my writing and sneak peaks on that website first. If you’d like to get access to these posts please consider supporting me. Thanks! Also a note, I am getting healthier now! My cough is almost gone and I'm able to walk around and actually do… Continue reading What I’ve Been Doing In March

We Are Never Meeting In Real Life – By Samantha Irby

Goodreads Synopsis: Sometimes you just have to laugh, even when life is a dumpster fire. With We Are Never Meeting in Real Life., "bitches gotta eat" blogger and comedian Samantha Irby turns the serio-comic essay into an art form. Whether talking about how her difficult childhood has led to a problem in making "adult" budgets, explaining… Continue reading We Are Never Meeting In Real Life – By Samantha Irby

Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright

Goodreads Synopsis: A Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, “is someone who claims to speak for a whole nation or group, is utterly unconcerned with the rights of others, and is willing to use violence and whatever other means are necessary to achieve the goals he or she might have.” The twentieth century was defined by the… Continue reading Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright

The Dead Queens Club & Garrison Girl – Two NetGalley Reads

Goodreads Synopsis: What do a future ambassador, an overly ambitious Francophile, a hospital-volunteering Girl Scout, the new girl from Cleveland, the junior cheer captain, and the vice president of the debate club have in common? It sounds like the ridiculously long lead-up to an astoundingly absurd punchline, right? Except it’s not. Well, unless my life… Continue reading The Dead Queens Club & Garrison Girl – Two NetGalley Reads

Top Ten Tuesday – My Spring TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Today's topic is about Spring TBRs. Who else is freaking excited for spring?! I can't wait to get started on my garden, read in the sun and soak up all this nice weather we're having in Oregon. You might recognize some… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – My Spring TBR