So far the books have been good or great, and I haven't regretted reading them and haven't DNFed any.
It's been a good first quarter 2020 in terms of getting through PopSugar reading challenge books, and a few others books I wanted to read this year. Of course, there's never enough time, and I will always have more books on my TBR list than on my "read" list. Read select book reviews here: Twenties … Continue reading 2020 Quarterly Wrapup
I hated it. It meandered, was boring, and had no point. It touches on Jane Austen's novels throughout the chapters, but I didn't see how those novels fit into this one, except as references.
I forced myself to go through the book, hoping it would improve. But the writing was too much. Too many metaphors that pulled me out the scene, things like "my jaw was hanging by a shoelace." Poor writing overall, which is surprising for Mafi. Her other books were superb.
I've been itching to read dystopian lately, and not just because of Covid-19. Though, the pandemic is making my itch grow stronger.
Here's a list of dystopian books I'm going to make my way through the next few weeks of my "social distancing."
Her Royal Spyness is the first book in the Royal Spyness series. Georgie is 34th in line to the English throne, and penniless. Her half brother and his wife have "economized" and stopped her allowance, so Georgie goes to London to find a job.
There, she meets with the queen, who gives her a job: spy.
There's something about a visceral book cover with human body parts. It doesn't have to be gore: it could be a beautiful rendition of what makes us human - underneath the skin.
If you want people to like you, make them feel good about themselves.
What a thrilling and provoking read!
To celebrate International Women's Day, I put together a list of literary women who made a mark through their work, imagination, creativity, and dedication to the written word.