Friday Reads: The Silence of the Girls

This weekend, I'm reading another book on the Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist: The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker. This is a retelling of The Illiad, told from the perspective of Briseis, one of the women who is forced into slavery during the Trojan War.   Keep scrolling for this week’s Book Beginnings and The Friday... Continue Reading →

Friday Reads: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Although I'm already looking ahead to next weekend's Deweys 24 Hour Readathon, I'm excited to finish this reading month on a high note, with the second book in the Winternight Trilogy: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden.   Keep scrolling for this week’s Book Beginnings and The Friday 56…   Book Beginnings is a bookish... Continue Reading →

Friday Reads: The Night Watch and Idaho

Thinking of everyone who is in Florence's path. Please stay safe!! It's most likely going to be a very rainy weekend here, so I'm hoping to catch up on some reading and blogging. I'm currently enjoying The Night Watch by Sarah Waters and Idaho by Emily Ruskovich. Keep scrolling for this week’s Book Beginnings and The Friday 56…     Book... Continue Reading →

Friday Reads: Sweetbitter and Little Fires Everywhere

I can't believe it's the first Friday in August already. I hope you're all savoring summer and enjoying some terrific reads! This weekend, I'm reading two popular novels: Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danier and Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Keep scrolling for this week’s Book Beginnings and The Friday 56…     Book Beginnings is a bookish meme hosted by Rose... Continue Reading →