My Year in Nonfiction (So Far)

It’s time for Nonfiction November! Week 1: (Oct. 28 to Nov. 1) – Your Year in Nonfiction (hosted by Julz of Julz Reads): Take…

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Tender Cuts by Jayne Martin

Jayne Martin’s Tender Cuts is one of my first encounters with flash fiction. We’re talking very short stories: just a page, usually; sometimes only…

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

I’d been meaning to read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? for years. I was at an indie bookstore and this particular cover caught…

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We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

We Are Okay focuses on coming to terms with and moving beyond loss, grief, and loneliness. The relationships/friendships between the characters in this book…

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Southern Lady Code by Helen Ellis

It’s been a long time since I read a book that had me mark “Did Not Like It” on Goodreads. Southern Lady Code just…

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In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

The first half of Ruth Ware’s In a Dark, Dark Wood was dreadfully slow for me. The characters were shallow and annoying, and the…

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Welcoming the Unwelcome by Pema Chodron

Pema Chödrön’s new book Welcoming the Unwelcome is vital for anyone who wants to do their part to help ease the polarization happening in…

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I’m From Nowhere by Lindsay Lerman

Quietly pre-apocalyptic, I’m From Nowhere explores the intersections of grief, self-identity, and womanhood. The raw aftermath of grief is captured through a surreal sense…

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Seven Sides of Self by Nancy Joie Wilkie

The way Nancy Joie Wilkie executed the overarching theme of Seven Sides of Self is one of the strongest I’ve read. Short story collections…

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