Friday Reads #9

Friday Reads #9

Finished: The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas – 5* (Apr 9) The word that keeps coming to mind when I try to describe this book is “crushing.” I occasionally read YA when I need something lighter but this is not that kind of book. It’s a very...
Friday Reads #9

Friday Reads #8

The past couple of weeks were a reading flashback to last year when I got stuck on books I didn’t enjoy and rather than move on, I just didn’t read at all. Currently Reading: Becoming – Michelle Obama (9%) Amazing so far. I may end up buying a copy...
Friday Reads #9

Friday Reads #7

No post last week for a reason. But this week, I’m back! Finished: Well-Read Black Girl – Glory Edim – 4.25* (Mar 13) When I requested this book from the library, I thought it was a YA novel. Oops! But the essays are powerful and offer great insight...
Friday Reads #9

Friday Reads #6

Woo – progress! Next week, my February wrap-up. Finished: No Matter the Wreckage – Sarah Kay & Sophia Janowitz – 4.5* (Feb 28) Sometimes, poetry and I manage to connect and I don’t know who I am anymore. I connected so closely to certain...
Friday Reads #9

Friday Reads #5

Finished: Where the Crawdads Sing – Delia Owens – 3.75* (Feb 13) I’m not entirely sure how to rate this book. It made me cry but I also really disliked some parts.  It’s told in two timelines, though the first rapidly catches up...
Friday Reads #9

Friday Reads #4

Finished: The Clockmaker’s Daughter – Kate Morton – 3.5* (Feb 4) It pains me to give this book only 3.5*. I count Kate Morton’s novels among some of my favorites and the story in this one is supremely rich. Yet the bouncing between storytellers...