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…

July 2017 — A Wrap-Up

As fun as ony Douglas Adams books can be. Although, it might also be due to my technique that I apply when reading books by DA. I space them out, which keeps the jokes and randomness from being repetitive and not-random!   I won this in a giveaway. Read my review here. Okay, so this…

Sadly, the Killer Bees In This Story Didn’t Kill It For Me!

This was a giveaway win that I won on the very awesome group, Apocalypse Whenever as part of their June giveaway. I’d like to thank both the author and the group for the book! What I Liked: I liked the males cloned by the AI, Eve, were programmed to reach maturity within a few months….

June 2017 — A Wrap-Up

  I dunno how she does it but I never come away from an Agatha Christie novel without enjoying it to the fullest! This one wasn’t an exception even when it was full of racist and sexist characters. I am also happy that I read this one finally and so close to the release of…

May 2017 — A Wrap-Up

I have been reading this series with huge breaks in between. That means, every time I start a new book from it. I am surprised anew by Dexter’s razor sharp wit and the efforts he puts into seeming “normal”. It is a good way to read this series, if you ask me. You can see…