One Minute Recommendations are flash recommendations of books I think you'll love and why! These will all be books that haven't had a full review on this site yet.
As some of you may know, I've been working on expanding my reading into more diverse authors and characters with a particular focus on female writers. This resolution led me to two of my favorite books last year, and this year has been just as fortunate so far because I discovered Binti by Nnedi Okorafor. A woman … Continue reading Review: Binti
The first month of the year is over and done with and it has been a busy time for reading. At the beginning of the year, I decided that I wanted to draw up some reading resolutions. How did I do? Let's see: Books read: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet: Becky Chambers … Continue reading January Reading Round-up
One of my favorite parts of December (other than Christmas cheer, family, friends, and all that) is the influx of 'best books' lists. It's one of the best places to get some seriously good recommendations and see what you've missed over the year. It's a little late to be getting going with one of thse … Continue reading Best Books of 2016
Okay, so first of all this book has an amazing cover. I mean look at it. I’ve always been a sucker for a gorgeous cover and this is certainly no exception. This is honestly what drew me to the book in the first place. Always judge a book by its cover (come on, … Continue reading Review: The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet
I picked up Foundation late last year because 1) I had always wanted to read Asimov and 2) I desperately needed short books to help me catch up on my Goodreads reading challenge. After blasting through the original Foundation trilogy and I, Robot (which deserve their own post sometime in the future), I received the … Continue reading Review: Caves of Steel
For as long as I can remember, my family has had three Christmas traditions: a standing rib roast and Yorkshire puddings for Christmas dinner, not-so-sneakily buying each other gifts we would immediately ‘borrow’, and visiting the local bookshop the day after Christmas. From Borders (RIP) and Vromans in Los Angeles, to Hatchards and Waterstones here … Continue reading Starting the Year Right: The Christmas TBR Pile and Other Reading Resolutions