What I’ve Been Reading This Week

I subscribe to lots of things--probably too many--and as such whenever I go on vacation (or don't feel like reading things), I develop a huge backlog of reading. While I was cleaning this week, I'd take I-can't-stand-it-one-more-minute breaks that I told myself were productive because I was clearing out the back log of feminist newsletters, … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading This Week

10 Really Good Books with Fewer than 2000 ratings on Goodreads

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature from the Broke and the Bookish. I know I have been very absent from the blog in the past month or so, but I promise I will be better about that in the future. There are some changes coming to the blog, but I will talk about that … Continue reading 10 Really Good Books with Fewer than 2000 ratings on Goodreads

Baking for Bookworms: Apple Cake from Sylvia Plath’s The Collected Poems

I was a little surprised to find anything I could cook from in Plath's poems. She's not exactly a poet you associate with down home cooking. But luckily there was one food that immediately jumped out, and that was apple cake. The mention of apple cake is from her 1959 poem "Point Shirley", which is … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: Apple Cake from Sylvia Plath’s The Collected Poems

A Year Reading Women Authors

Above: The first book of my year reading only women authors. As I said at the beginning of my challenge, I tend to read women writers in equal measure to male writers. Using Goodreads to measure, I found that I tended to be split down the middle with my reading the three years previous to … Continue reading A Year Reading Women Authors

Women Writers Reading Challenge: #68-75 The End

  At first I was going to post the rest of the reading challenge one book at a time, like I did for all the rest of the books, but then I decided that would take weeks to get them all out there, and meanwhile I wouldn't be able to start posting this year's books. … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge: #68-75 The End

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books I Wouldn’t Mind Finding Under My Tree

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature ¬†brought to you by the Broke and the Bookish. I think my mom was heartbroken when I asked her if Santa was real in the second grade. She loved the magic of it. She told me that while Santa and fairies might not be real, the magic of … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books I Wouldn’t Mind Finding Under My Tree