I read a load of books when I was in South Carolina and I’m still catching up with posting them. Here’s the latest instalment featuring Neil Gaiman, Jane Green, Caz Frear and Louise Penny. Continue reading “More Summer Reads”
I Love Dick by Chris Kraus has been getting a lot of press lately. Apparently it’s about to be made into a series, too.
It sounded interesting: a semi-autobiographical work of feminist literature in which the author wasn’t afraid to portray herself as a problematic protagonist. Plus, references to Kierkegaard and Artaud. With that on the menu, there was no way I wasn’t going to like it, right? Continue reading “I Love Dick by Chris Kraus”
Damn you, Jenny Lawson. (Not really, I love you.) But because of your weird new book club I ended up ordering The Haunted Vagina from Amazon, and now my recommendations are almost as strange as yours. Almost.
It’s easily the weirdest book I’ve ever read. But it’s not the only one I’ve read recently, so rather than spending a whole post focusing on its oddness, here are a few of the books I’ve hung out with lately and what I thought of them. Continue reading “Shitty Witchcraft, Pretzelesque Twists, And The Weirdest Book I’ve Ever Read”
In February I received an email from Penguin Random House asking if I wanted to review 12 Rules For Life. I’d never heard of Jordan Peterson or his book, so I said yes. It arrived a couple of weeks later and I tried to read it.
I gave up about halfway through. Continue reading “12 Rules For Life by Jordan Peterson”
A few weeks ago I received an email from FMCM asking if I’d like to review Tubing by K.A. McKeagney.
I read the blurb and wasn’t entirely convinced: Continue reading “Tubing by K.A. McKeagney”
There are currently sixteen pictures of books in my Google Drive folder, which is how I organise my upcoming blog posts. If I blog one per week it will therefore take me sixteen weeks to complete the posts, but I also have other books on my TBR list so by that point I’ll still be behind and then it will just keep spiralling on forever.
So I’m going to smush a few together in a post for today, and only save a couple for their own special featured posts. Continue reading “It’s Book Blog Tuesday, So Here, Have Some Novels”