monthly recap

April Recap

Why yes, we are basically three weeks into May and I’m just now recapping April. April ended with me spraining my stupid knee and having to sit around doing nothing, which you would think would make for a ton of internet time but you would be incorrect. I just didn’t feel like doing anything but all of the things I couldn’t do, of course, like taking a walk or going up the stairs like a normal person instead of a toddler.

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But actually as far as reading goes April was pretty swell so let me tell you about that. I read 5 books, and 49 comics. I definitely utilized the 24-hour readathon to plow through a whole stack of comics that I had built up and it was awesome.

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid – Nadia and Saeed fall in love as their country falls into war and chaos. This was so beautifully written and I’m so glad I bought it.

Gumption by Nick Offerman – Thanks to becoming recently obsessed with Parks and Rec, I knew that spending my commute listening to Offerman’s voice would be an A+ choice and it was. He talks about people he thinks are great. It’s more interesting in the beginning when he’s talking about historical figures. Near the end he talks about famous people or people who made movies and it’s not quite as exciting, but still good.

Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan – This comes out on May 23rd and it’s the third in Kwan’s series about mega rich Asian families. If you haven’t read these books you should check them out, they’re funny and perfect summer reading.

Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution by Mona Eltahawy  – This is what the Social Justice Book Club read in April and it was a fantastic pick. Equal parts horrifying and motivating, even though I didn’t see eye-to-eye with the author on quite everything.

Skulduggery Pleasant: The Faceless Ones (Book 3) by Derek Landy – I have the rest of the series on my shelf and I think I’ll pick up the fourth one soon. These books are fun because Skulduggery and his young teen sidekick Valkyrie are snarky, and this one ended with kind of a bang.

As far as all of those comics I read – some highlights were Saga Volume 6, Lady Killer issues 3 and 4, Black Panther and The Crew issue 1 (which, annoyingly Marvel has already cancelled because they’re assholes), and Fables Volume 19.

STATS – BOOKS

Books read: 5

Female authors: 1 (20%)

Non-white authors: 3 (60%)

Format breakdown: 2 print, 2 e-book, 1 audiobook

STATS – COMICS

Issues read: 49

Female authors/illustrators: 27

Non-white author/illustrators: 18

Format breakdown: 19 print, 3 digital

I never got around to posting my May TBR on the blog either, but it’s on Instagram and pretty short and I’m making progress on it but somehow there’s only like a week and a half left in the month. How did that happen already?? Last week was Bout of Books and I stayed on the couch all weekend, and ended up reading 3 whole books so that was awesome.

Have you read anything interesting lately?

February Recap

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Late, as per usual.

Okay, I read 6 books in February, and 20 comics, but I was in a slump. I almost kind of still feel in a slump. Most of the books I read felt like they took FOR-EV-ER to get through. Oy. Anyways, here’s what I read.

Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching by Mychal Denzel Smith – This is Smith’s recounting of how he grew up to be the black man that he is – the culture he immersed himself in, how he was raised, and how he became more and more aware of socioeconomic and discriminatory issues. I loved that he talks about his realization that most of the media he was consuming were by and about men, and that he needed to seek out the female perspective. And he’s about my age, so I got almost all his pop culture references and reminisced along with him when it came to big musical artists (Outkast!) and Kanye telling us on TV that the president didn’t care about black people.

Bad Idea by Damon Suede – I read this for the Read Harder challenge – an LGBT romance, and I made sure it was by a gay author as well. Romance blooms between a comic artist who lacks confidence and a FX make-up guy who has swagger to spare but really has that charming good-mannered Southern boy thing going on. I loved Trip and Silas – their relationship evolved in an entirely realistic way without some of the ridiculous shenangians that romance novels tend to get bogged down in.

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah – Oh em gee you guys, you need to get this audiobook. Trevor talks about growing up in South Africa before and after apartheid – he’s insightful and serious, but also hilarious. The accents he does for the little boy version of himself and his mother are just awesome. I don’t re-listen to audiobooks often, but this is definitely going to be one I come back to.

A Movie in My Pillow / Una pelicula en mi almohada by Jorge Argueta – This is a kid’s book of poetry in English and Spanish, about the author’s experience coming to America from El Salvador and remembering things about his home country. Probably a great book for kids. I read this for the Read Harder challenge (read a book of poetry in translation about a theme other than love) and I totally admit I went the kids book route because I dread poetry a bit.

Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn – This was my re-read for the Read Harder challenge because it is DELIGHTFUL, re-reads are great when you’re in a reading slump, and the sequel comes out this summer. I can’t wait! If you like bad-ass women who fight demons and books that focus on lady friendships, this is the book for you.

The Last Days of Jack Sparks by Jason Arnopp – I’m so easily sucked in by cool covers. This is a relatively new book, and I grabbed it on sale for the Kindle a while back, and finally read it. It’s about a douchey, druggie famous guy who is out to write a book about how the paranormal doesn’t exist. It’s weird and mysterious and then gets extra creepy halfway in, and now I’m a little paranoid about going in my basement. So it was entertaining, but I’m kind of mad I read it now because I’m ridiculous. (This is why I don’t watch horror movies.)

Alrighty, so lets see how February added up.

STATS – BOOKS

Books read: 6

Female authors: 1 (17%) what how did that happen??

Non-white authors: 4 (67%)

Format breakdown: 2 print, 3 e-book, 1 audiobook

STATS – COMICS

Issues read: 20

Female authors/illustrators: 3

Non-white author/illustrators: 3

Format breakdown: All print.

So yeah. Um clearly I need to read more ladies in March, and I need to take better advantage of having Marvel Unlimited, dammit. When I do this next month I better have more digital comics in my numbers (and more ladies and POC too). I know part of the problem is I’m reading a TON of Fables right now. I’m on Volume 16 right now – I’ve been flying through them and I’m determined to finish the whole series this year. OH and also it’d be great if I wrote some damn reviews or something. I’ve been seriously slacking on that.

Anyhoo – how was your reading last month?

 

 

September Recap

 

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I don’t know what it was, but I kicked September’s ass. I read 8 books and 21 comics. I even reviewed most of the things I read. Maybe it was my super low expectations? Or my tendency to choose reading over unpacking/cleaning/doing anything active or productive? Who knows, but it was awesome. 

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Playing Dead by Elizabeth Greenwood – She kind of lost be when she started talking about whether or not Michael Jackson is still alive, but the parts that focused directly on pseudoside were was kind of fascinating and it’s great on audio.

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The Rise of Io by Wesley Chu – More action-filled awesome from Wesley Chu. I can’t wait for the next one.

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Here Comes by Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn – Really engrossing but also very heartbreaking, seeing these female characters struggle through life and how hard tourism impacts life in Jamaica.

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The Hike by Drew Magary – Weird and delightful, had a little bit of a video game quest vibe going on. But I like the other’s other novel, The Postmortal, better.

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You Can’t Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson – Phoebe tackles racism and sexism while talking about her own experiences as a young black female comedian, and she does it while making you laugh out loud. VERY psyched she’s going to be at Book Riot Live in November!

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Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina – Nora’s growing up in NYC during the Son of Sam’s reign of terror, but the things she’s dealing with at home – an increasingly violent brother, and a mother barely scraping by – are almost as horrible. Nora is one of the better depictions of those turbulent teen years that I’ve seen in YA.

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The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins – Absolutely bizarre and a little creepy. I don’t think it lived up to the hype I heard, but it was a decent read.

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The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer – I am really pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed this. I’m hoping to do a full review soon, but it was funny and poignant. Awesome on audio.

 

STATS – BOOKS

Books read: 8

Female authors: 5 (63%)

Non-white authors: 4 (50%)

Format breakdown: 2 e-book, 2 audiobook, 4 print

STATS – COMICS

Issues read: 21

Female authors/illustrators: 0  😦

Non-white author/illustrators: 2

Format breakdown: All print.

This is such a late update, but man September was awesome. So far October has not been so awesome – more busy, less reading. But my focus is basically to read ARCs and books by authors that will be at Book Riot Live in November.

How was your September?

August Recap

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I read 4 books in August, same as July… So I’m glad that I managed at least that, even with moving and stuff. In all fairness one of them was a short play, but still. Oh, and 19 issues of comics.

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Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova – This YA novel just came out this week, but I read the e-galley. Honestly, it didn’t live up to my high hopes, but maybe the sequels will strengthen it a bit?

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling – I liked Scorpius, but otherwise this didn’t really feel like a HP story. I would’ve been okay without it.

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Signal Boost by Alyssa Cole (Off the Grid #2) – Second in the author’s post-apocalyptic romance series, this focuses on John falling for the man trying to steal from their vegetable garden. Looking forward to starting the third book!

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The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead – Damn, I still haven’t gotten around to writing an actual review of this. Basically, I went and bought the hard copy before I even finished reading the e-galley. It’s fantastic. This is my third Whitehead novel and he rocks.

 

STATS – BOOKS

Books read: 4

Female authors: 3 (75%)

Non-white authors: 3 (75%)

Format breakdown: 2 e-book, 2 print

STATS – COMICS

Issues read: 19

Female authors/illustrators: 7

Non-white author/illustrators: 4

Format breakdown: All print.

Some goals for September – read at least 5 books (almost done with my 2nd, so should be possible) and catch up on blogging things. Now that my book room is all set up at home, and I have a new laptop, this should be a breeze.

How was your August?

July Recap

So, July was alright! I didn’t read a lot, but I probably should’ve seen that coming cause dude, I’m busy. I read 4 books, 1 graphic novel, and 8 issues of comics.

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Being Jazz: My Life as a Transgender Teen by Jazz Jennings – Funny and interesting and eye-opening, and I particularly recommend the audio version.

Voyager by Diana Gabaldon – My ongoing Outlander series re-read is going swimmingly. And Voyager was perfect for the super hot weather we’re having, because high sea adventures and pirates.

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson – Interesting and a little haunting. The main character really wears her grief.

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers – Such a pleasant surprise – it’s sci-fi and set in space and the crew members are a varied bunch of humans and aliens and it was just great. Listening to those Book Riot recommendation/new books podcasts really pays off.

Something New by Lucy Knisley – Her graphic memoirs are just the BEST. And having gotten married myself earlier this year, I was super into it.

 

STATS – BOOKS

Books read: 4

Female authors: 4 (100%)

Non-white authors: 1 (25%)

Format breakdown: 1 audiobook, 1 e-book, 2 print.

STATS – COMICS

Issues read: 8

Female authors/illustrators: 2

Non-white author/illustrators: 2

Format breakdown: All print.

 

So – not great, but not terrible… I’m glad I finally read a memoir by a transgender person and want to read more – can any one recommend other transgender authors? Non-fiction or fiction?

How was your July?

~Sarah

It’s almost April and I’ve practically read nothing this year

Alright, that’s not true. I’ve read 7 books, 8 if I finish The Lowland tonight (which I totally plan to). But damn, that’s not many for being three months into the year. I miss the good old days of having the free time to read 10+ books a month.

I’ve been a terrible blogger this year. (Clearly, since I haven’t posted since March 1st.) With the exception of the #HamAlong posts (which were the BEST), I’ve pretty much been absent from my blog. That’s sad, because I love my blog. It’s my space, and it’s pretty, and I enjoy it. Maybe I need a better laptop at home to get excited about posting again?

Anyways, in an attempt to kind of catch myself up, here’s a quarterly wrap-up of sorts. Let’s start with the books I’ve read:

  • Outlander and Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon – Yup, re-reading the series again. I finished Outlander within a week (on my honeymoon, actually) but for some reason I slogged through DiA.
  • Midnight Taxi Tango by Daniel Jose Older – This is the second book in the Bone Street Rumba series, which is a hella fun series. Older is now one of my auto-buy authors.
  • The Fishermen by Chigozi Obioma – After hearing lots of positive, glowing things about this on Book Riot – I was kind of disappointed. I remember liking the writing, and it was an okay book, but probably one I could have walked away from at some point and wouldn’t have cared to pick up again.
  • Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow – My favorite read of the year so far. No, seriously. And not just because of the readalong, though that was a blast. I think Chernow, being the Hamilton fanboy that he is, wrote a really compelling and interesting biography and that Hamilton was way more crazy and intriguing than you would think possible.
  • Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi – I was liking this book, until the end. This is my second Oyeyemi and I liked it a hell of a lot more than Mr. Fox. I’m looking forward to picking up What is Not Yours Is Not Yours, her new short story collection.
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie – SO glad I finally read this! It was sad and hopeful and wonderful. My oldest nephew is 10, and I’m very excited that this should show up on some reading lists for him within the next few years. And if it doesn’t, I’ll be putting it in his hands anyways.

Alright, and then the books I’ve started but haven’t finished…

  • Headstrong by Rachel Swaby – 52 awesome women in science. The format of that is pretty cut and dry, which might be why I’ve only read the first few so far. I had a goal of trying to read one in the mornings at work before I start my day, which is why it’s sitting next to my printer at work, but that hasn’t panned out like I thought.
  • The Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon – I started listening to this on Scribd, which was probably a mistake. I need a nice hard copy for myself, because I feel like I’m missing something on audio. Also, my car’s exhaust was broken until just last weekend so it was REALLY loud and not conducive to audiobook listening on my commute.
  • An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – I heard some pretty great things about this on the interwebs, so I bought it with one of my birthday gift cards. I got about 40 % into it and realized I still didn’t really care about what was happening. I flipped to the end, read pretty much how things turn out, and decided I didn’t need to read the middle of the book to get there. This will probably go in the donation pile at home.
  • Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell – I haven’t given up on this one. I started reading it in early March, but set it down for something else and just haven’t come back to it yet. But my love for Lafayette in the Hamilton musical still has me motivated to finish it, at some point.

Don’t even get me started on my comics reading. I’m SO BEHIND. I probably need to cull my pull list a little bit. I am really enjoying SO many of the current Marvel comics, so it’ll be hard to do. I love the All-New All-Different Avengers (except for that wordy title), The Ultimates is a blast, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur is ridiculously cute.

I’m working my way through the Fables series, and I still really like it. I’m on volume 10 now, so almost halfway. Some of the plots I’m not a huge fan of because they happened a bit too quickly, but I still always look forward to the next volume.

I tried out the first volume of a manga called Magical Girl Apocalypse. Treland read the first half or so in the bookstore once and said it was about this girl who walks around looking like a Gothic doll, who explodes people’s heads and says “Magical” and it sounded kind of mysterious and fun and weird. I talked him into buying the first three volumes since he was interested in it and he NEVER buys comics or books, and I decided to try it out too. Ummmm yeah. So there was barely a plot in that first book, it was a vaguely zombie-like situation. But I really, really didn’t appreciate the random boob and panty shots of the female characters. Apparently this is called “fan service”, and it’s basically just thrown in there to appeal to horny teenage boys. Not a fan of this, especially when the female characters are HS students and I’m just not a fan of such blatant things put there to appeal to the male gaze. So, won’t be continuing on with that one.

And because this is basically a recap post anyways, here are my stats for the first quarter of 2016:

STATS – BOOKS

Books read: 8 (really, I’m almost done with The Lowland so it’ll count for March)

#Readmyowndamnbooks: 6 (75%) RIGHT ON TRACK!

Female authors: 4 (50 %)

Non-white authors: 5 (63%)

Format breakdown: 8, although some of these I did read both print and Kindle versions, thanks to Overdrive. Reading in bed is really important to me!

STATS – COMICS

Issues read: 33

Female authors/illustrators: 8

Non-white author/illustrators: 8

Format breakdown: All print. I’ve really slowed done on my Scribd reading for comics.

I’m really going to try to get back into a groove here, hopefully by posting a review of The Lowland soon. It’s like I don’t even know how to review books anymore, it’s pathetic. But here’s to trying, right?

~Sarah

October Mini-Review Recap

Heeeyyyy there October, you were pretty nice to me.

I read 11 books in October! First time this year in the double-digits, I believe. Were some of those books ridiculously short? Yes, but so what. Also managed 57 issues of comics because I finally finished my damn The Walking Dead: Compendium One re-read.

Alright, so let’s see what I thought of the books.

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Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed – Heartbreaking and wonderful and I need my own copy. Audiobook was pretty enjoyable, but let to tearing up while driving sometimes.

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When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James – Ha! Fun romance that toyed with the “beauty and the beast” mythology with a little bit of Dr. House mixed in. Will read more of Eloisa James.

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The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2) by JK Rowling (ahem Robert Galbraith, stupid alias…) – Such a fun and interesting series and I’m annoyed now because the third book is out and I’m number 60 on the waiting list at the library. And it’s not even available for me on Overdrive. The wait it driving me nuts.

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Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan – Delightfully fun and ridiculous; I flew through the 500+ pages. Excited to read the sequel soon.

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Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Good novel, sad since it’s about an abusive dad. I didn’t love the ending though.

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Under the Skin by Michel Faber – This is my second Faber, and if it had been my first I don’t think I would’ve sought out anything else by him. The more I reflect on it the more I appreciate it, but for a good chunk of the book I had no idea what the hell was going on. Creepy.

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Cybersexism by Laurie Penny – Lots of head-nodding in agreement, but would’ve liked it to be longer and more in-depth.

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor – LOVED this sci-fi novella. Go read it.

Hell-Heaven by Jhumpa Lahiri – A short story really, but it was good. I don’t know why I haven’t read more Lahiri.

A Leaf on the Wind of All-Hallows by Diana Gabaldon – This is an Outlander novella that I’ve read before, but re-read via audio thanks to Scribd. As you can guess, good for Halloween time. I can’t wait to re-read the whole series soon, I miss it.

Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez – My “book translated to English” for the Book Riot “Read Harder” challenge. Kind of disturbing, but maybe a good intro to his work? Sadly, I haven’t read any others yet. I read this in about a day and forgot to take a picture of it before getting to back to the library. Whoops.

Stats time!

STATS – BOOKS

Books read: 11

Female authors: 8 (73%)

Non-white authors: 5 (45%)

Format breakdown: 3 print, 6 e-book, 2 audiobook

STATS – COMICS (including writers and illustrators)

Issues read: 57

Female authors/illustrators: 0 (OUCH)

Non-white authors/illustrators: 6

Format breakdown: 8 print, 49 e-book

Comics stats are not great this month. No ladies! And that’s an awful lot of digital, but again, that damn TWD Compendium. I had it on my Kindle Fire thanks to an old Humble Bundle purchase. I don’t think I could’ve read that giant thing if it hadn’t been in digital form.

Lots of good books this month! Have you read any of them?

~Sarah

 

September Mini-Review Recap

Kudos September, you didn’t suck! Life in general has gotten less crazy, and I managed to read 7 books and 23 issues of comics. Woo-hoo!

The New Jim Crow

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander – Probably the most important book that you need to read right now. Seriously, you need to read it.

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid – A man in Pakistan tells an American stranger about his time living in NYC, before and after 9/11. Definitely worth the read.

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You’re Never Weird on the Internet by Felicia Day – Maaaaan… Felicia Day is great. She’s funny and smart and this look at her life and how she got to become a celebrity known for her geekdom was really fun.

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Secondhand Souls by Christopher Moore – Wooooo, new Christopher Moore book! This is the sequel to A Dirty Job, and it was a fun, weird ride like all of his books are. I do kiiiinda feel like his newer books are a little heavy on the more crude humor than his older stuff – kind of like how The Hangover was a pretty good movie, but then The Hangover 2 was just too over the top and tried too hard. Moore will always have a special place in my heart though and I’ll probably read everything the dude writes, cause it’s always good for a laugh.

Shatter Me

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi – I needed a “book written by someone when they were under 25” pick for Book Riot’s Read Harder challenge, and I had heard positive things about this and it was on Scribd, so I gave it a go. The main character can kill someone just by touching them, and she HATES that – and now someone wants to use her as a weapon. Fun stuff, will probably read the rest of the series for fun. I REALLY liked the writing, especially in the beginning.

Why Not Me

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling – Another famous lady memoir! I adore Mindy Kaling. Just absolutely adore her. This collection of essays is more thoughtful and mature, with the same Kaling humor. It’s fabulous on audio, but I’ll definitely be picking up a print copy for myself to own.

Sorcerer to the Crown

Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho – Zacharias is the Sorcerer Royal of the Unnatural Philosophers in England, and the other magicians don’t think he’s fit for the role, given his color. But he has other things to worry about – mainly, figuring out why the magic in England is decreasing. Penelope is a feisty woman who also happens to be a naturally excellent magician – a shock to all because shock! gasp! women aren’t supposed to do magic. Together they tackle the problems at hand, and it’s DELIGHTFUL.

Alright, now let’s take a look at dem stats.

STATS – BOOKS

Books read: 7

Female authors: 5 (71%)

Non-white authors: 5 (71%)

Format breakdown: 5 print, 1 e-book, 1 audiobook

STATS – COMICS (including writers and illustrators)

Issues read: 23

Female authors/illustrators: 10

Non-white authors/illustrators: 6

Format breakdown: 18 print, 5 e-book

So that’s cool. I did quit one book, it was a novel about superheroes, the main character was a crazy strong, indestructible female and the book was written by a male… and it started to feel a little pervy. The main character’s shirt and pants kept getting torn to shreds, showing her bra or her ass…  And then the main character actually said something along the lines of “Sometimes I think I should just not even bother with clothes” and I threw my arms in the air and DNF-ed that shit.

Have you read any of these yet? Read anything you really enjoyed (or really hated) in September?

~Sarah

 

 

 

 

August Mini-Review Recap

Man, August – you sucked. Lots of stuff happened (stupid it happens in threes rule of life), and August was annoyingly busy. I didn’t manage to read much, but here’s my smallish reviews on what I did read.

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The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez – This is about a Mexican family, the Riveras, who comes to the US to help their daughter, who hasn’t been the same since a bad accident. I wasn’t expecting it, but this book was really touching and wonderful. The Riveras bond in unexpected ways with other immigrants in their Delaware community, and you get a little bit of heartbreaking backstory from everyone. I absolutely recommend to everybody, especially with the ridiculous, racist wave of immigrant-hate that Trump is spreading all over the place.

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The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber – I can’t believe I’ve never read a Faber book before this! So, a Christian preacher gets the opportunity to go to another planet to spread religion to the native inhabitants – but in doing so, he leaves his wife behind on Earth, at a time when the whole world seems to be falling apart. Fascinating and sad and SO well-written.

Heh, just noticed that both of those titles start with “The Book of…

The only other book/comic I read was a re-read, and that was Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh. It was on Scribd, and it provided MANY laughs late at night when I should have been sleeping. Alright, let’s get to stats.

STATS – BOOKS

Books read: 3

Female authors: 2 (66%)

Non-white authors: 1 (33%)

Format breakdown: 2 print, 1 e-book

STATS – COMICS (including writers and illustrators)

Issues read: 38

Female authors/illustrators: 12

Non-white authors/illustrators: 10

Format breakdown: 30 print, 8 e-book

So, not horrible I guess. I read more comics in August than in July, and had more female and POC creators in the comics I read. I started an audiobook, How to Rob a Bank by the Freakonomics guys, but I got bored with it 2/3 of the way through and haven’t finished it yet. And I started The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander which is BRILLIANT and I totally would have finished in August if I wasn’t watching my nephew so much. I’ll be finishing it soon though.

And because I’ve just been too busy to do decent comic reviews, I wanted to mention some of my favorites this month:

  • Princeless by Jeremy Whitley and various artists (so good)
  • Fables: Volume 3 by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham (loving this series but damn there’s so many volumes and they’re so expensive)
  • Rat Queens #11 by Kurtis Wiebe and Tess Fowler (am SO SO psyched that Tess Fowler is the new artist and looking forward to seeing issues more regularly)

So then. Have you read anything good lately?

~Sarah