Big drops from Sarah J. Maas and Jennifer Armentrout this month!
finally read SJM's new Crescent City series, plus a wildly entertaining Dark Academia and more.
A couple of Saras and so much glorious Nnedi Okafor, who, after reading Remote Control AND Binti, is now one of my FAVORITE AUTHORS OF ALL TIME.
Among other things, 2021 was a great year to read. Reading is an activity ready-made for COVID: it's done alone, often at home, but it also creates communities—both on the page and around the world. Featuring dark academia, science fiction, and reading slumps.
This month was a mixed bag of genres and feelings, but not quality - from romance to to economic nonfiction to afrofuture to high fantasy, I loved everything I read this month!
This was a month of nonfiction and heaviness, broken up only by Kerri Maniscalco's lovely sequel to Kingdom of the Wicked, Kingdom of the Cursed.
Despite reading far fewer books than usual, the books I picked up were HUGE! Plus I loved them. This was a very successful reading month!
It didn't help that some of my choices were slow moving and didn't motivate me to pick them back up.
Reading this novel as a woman was a humiliating experience.
I'm surprised by how much I read this month! Eight books is pretty average for me, but there were a few real tombs in there, including Samantha Shannon's Priory of The Orange Tree and Donna Tartt's The Secret History. All the novels I read dealt with queerness in different ways, and overall I definitely had … Continue reading June Wrap Up | 8 Books