Rants, Reading Lists

Late Congratulations to Kazuo Ishiguro!

The 2017 decision was made, and the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to British based author Kazuo Ishiguro on October 5th! So who is Kazuo Ishiguro? Ishiguro is a novelist, screenwriter, and songwriter. Born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1954 he moved to England with his family when he was five-years-old. He holds a master's… Continue reading Late Congratulations to Kazuo Ishiguro!

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Reading Lists

Bedtime Bites: Books to Read Before Bedtime

Over the summer I was challenging myself to read a book a night, mostly to work my way through the piles of children's and middle grade books I've stockpiled through the years. So I'll be doing a few of these posts to give you all a list of books (four at a time) that you… Continue reading Bedtime Bites: Books to Read Before Bedtime

Author Speaks, Reading Lists

Lessons From Moana: Polynesian Authors to Check-Out

While I could wax poetic about the importance of believing in yourself and finding strength in your own ingenuity I would rather not. Because I feel like for me, the blogger, to stroke you, the reader's hubris with a post would be redundant. There are plenty of blogs you can find that on. So instead,… Continue reading Lessons From Moana: Polynesian Authors to Check-Out

Reading Lists

October TBR/TBW

Coming into October there is a lot I'm excited to read. While some of it is for class, some is also for my own enjoyment (something a senior in undergrad desperately needs). So here's a quick round up of the books/poems/songs/WHATEVER I'll be tackling for October, and afterwards, the films I plan to watch. Books:… Continue reading October TBR/TBW

Reading Lists

June TBR

So, with May in the wraps it’s time for me to look to June and pick out the reading list for this coming month. Honestly, I’m super excited about it, since this is my first proper summer with monthly reading lists and me staying mostly on track. Last month I had the unintentional theme of… Continue reading June TBR

Give Me Five Friday, Reading Lists

Give Me Five Friday: Five Books With Jewish Characters

I'm trying to make an effort to read more diverse books this summer, because while I love to harp on diversity in the media I'm ashamed to say I haven't actually read many diverse books. So to start with I think it would be good to identify different groups I either don't know a lot… Continue reading Give Me Five Friday: Five Books With Jewish Characters