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The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.

There comes a moment in every book blogger’s life where they turn around, look at all the review copies they haven’t got around to reading yet, and wonder what the hell were they thinking. Here are the 5 stages of dealing with your ever-increasing TBR pile. Stage 1: Denial This is where you go numb.…… Continue reading The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.

Satire

[Satire] Struggling male author just cannot write female characters.

BOSTON, MA–Frustrated male novelist Michael Hawke complained to reporters yesterday about “never being able to write women right”. This reporter sat down for an interview with Hawke during a break at the Male Authors Writing Women Intervention (MAWWI) 2018, a two-day conference trying to teach men how to write human females. Hawke is part of…… Continue reading [Satire] Struggling male author just cannot write female characters.

Book Reviews

An Evil Wind by Michael Frase

I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. If you’re following me on Twitter, I tweeted about this book a few days back. Here’s the tweet in question: https://twitter.com/ShrutiRamanujam/status/950586888145944576 If, like yours truly, you reacted with “what even”,…… Continue reading An Evil Wind by Michael Frase

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Where HAVE I been? Beds empty! No note! Car gone!

Hiya! *waves aggressively* You know me. I blog about books. I write posts that my sister and one friend find funny, which obviously makes me a very humorous person. I occasionally lurk on your blogs and leave comments that I hope are witty, but probably just come across as weird. I’ve been slacking off on…… Continue reading Where HAVE I been? Beds empty! No note! Car gone!

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Billy Shakes with live music at Atlanta’s Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

One of Atlanta’s must-visit attractions is The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, a tavern-style theater where amazing actors put on Shakespeare performances. Since it’s the holidays, they’re putting on A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens’ Spirit of Christmas novella/communist manifesto. My sister and I went to yesterday’s performance of A Christmas Carol. We had purchased three tickets online…… Continue reading Billy Shakes with live music at Atlanta’s Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

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Rare books, cats, and my loosened purse strings at Atlanta Vintage Books.

Hiya nerds! I’m in Atlanta for a month-long vacation (my sister just had a baby here!) and we went down to an independent bookstore, Atlanta Vintage Books yesterday. And I have to say, they had me at the sign in front of the bookstore. Be still, my heart! I’ve been to a lot of bookstores…… Continue reading Rare books, cats, and my loosened purse strings at Atlanta Vintage Books.