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

Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Freebie

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature, brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. Happy Halloween! It's so strange--as a kid you're excited about Halloween no matter what day of the week it falls on, but as an adult I feel like I'm usually more excited about the weekend closest to it. This … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween Freebie

2015 Women Writers Reading Challenge Book #11: Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi

This retelling of the classic fairy tale Snow White is dark, twisted, and entirely enjoyable. The story is rich and complex and the writing is sophisticated, but still light enough to be read casually. The characters aren't exactly likable, though there are notable exceptions, but they're completely fascinating. Let's just say there's a lot going … Continue reading 2015 Women Writers Reading Challenge Book #11: Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi