Book Review: The Book of the Unnamed Midwife

The Review: I had things to do when I picked up this book. I was actually planning on reading a chapter, doing some grading, and then doing the dishes. Needless to say my dishes sat on the counter and my pen stayed in my backpack until I finished this book. If Margaret Atwood wrote TheContinue reading “Book Review: The Book of the Unnamed Midwife”

Review: Hag-Seed

The Review: For the record, I am a bigger Shakespeare fan than the average person, so perhaps Margaret Atwood’s upcoming book, Hag-Seed hits closer to my target than many. This is a clever little novel. Like most Hogarth Shakespeare books, it’s brief read and a modern retelling. Felix is unseated from his role as directorContinue reading “Review: Hag-Seed”

Reading Wrap-Up for August

Books read: 14 Books by Women: 11 Books by POC: 5 Funniest Book: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Saddest Books: Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead tied with The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen Most Interesting Format: Infidels by Abdellah Taïa Places Visited in Books This Month: Vietnam, Lagos, North and South Carolina, Boston, England, the insideContinue reading “Reading Wrap-Up for August”