TV shows

Why I fell in love with Netflix’s new TV show, The Haunting of Hill House.

This is a spoiler-free review. I was 8 when I saw my mother using a Ouija board. We were at my cousin’s house and I was wandering around, bored. I opened a random room, and there she was, sitting on the floor, across from my aunt. They both had their hands on a planchette, but…… Continue reading Why I fell in love with Netflix’s new TV show, The Haunting of Hill House.

Book Reviews

The Paris Secret by Lily Graham

I received an e-copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I’m a simple person. I see World War II, I pick the book up. So when I saw this pretty, pretty book available for request on NetGalley, I immediately hit request.…… Continue reading The Paris Secret by Lily Graham

Banned Book Club · Book Reviews

Banned Book Club’s September BoTM: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Banned Book Club is a meme I host where we read one historically challenged book a month. We support free speech and fight censorship every chance we get. Join our Goodreads group and DM me on Twitter to join our group chat.   Book of the month: The Color Purple by Alice Walker Banned for:…… Continue reading Banned Book Club’s September BoTM: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Book Reviews

Banned Book Club’s July BoTM: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Banned Book Club is a meme I host where we read one historically challenged book a month. We support free speech and fight censorship every chance we get. Join our Goodreads group and DM me on Twitter to join our group chat.   Book of the month: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things…… Continue reading Banned Book Club’s July BoTM: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler

Book Reviews

One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan

I read the Penguin India edition of this book for the Indian Lit Readathon and was approved for the Grove Atlantic edition (releasing this October) on NetGalley an entire month after I requested it. Goodreads synopsis: All of Kali and Ponna’s efforts to conceive a child—from prayers to penance, potions to pilgrimages—have been in vain.…… Continue reading One Part Woman by Perumal Murugan