The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd — A Story about Mothers, Sisters, and Slaves!

Fifteen years before Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin, which was wholly influenced by American Slavery As It Is, a pamphlet written by Sarah, Angelina, and Angelina’s husband, Theodore Weld, and published in 1839, the Grimké sisters were out crusading not only for the immediate emancipation of slaves, but for racial equality, an idea that was radical even…

August 2017 — A Wrap-Up for the Month of Graphic Novels & Comics

The previous month was all about graphic novels and comics. Here is what I read in August and what I thought about it:   Monster of Frankenstein Vol. 1 As part of Project Frankenstein, this volume failed to make an impression. I was sad to see that all the stories missed the most essential characteristic…

The Unique Blogger Award

My Thoughts I was tagged by Kawther from The Villain Library. Since this is the first time I have been nominated for any blog award, I danced a jig before thanking her! Lol It feels nice to realize that other bloggers are reading my work, just as I am reading theirs. Since this nomination made me feel…

The Status of Project Frankenstein & Other Updates

Reading Goal I have completed the goal that I set for myself this year on Goodreads. Really happy that I’m getting some reading done even with life being as crazy as it is.   Project Frankenstein I have finished 11 out of the 14 books that I originally included in the post. My opinion about…

Book Booty, August 2017

So, a visit to Kitabain brought me these beauties. Let’s look at them all: I am slowly collecting my way through the Discworld novels. Sadly, I still have a ways to go. Anyway, planning to get back to this series as soon as I find the second book. Thia hardcover edition is beautiful and contains…