Book Review: Ina May Gaskin vs. Milli Hill

With Little Baby constantly reminding me of her imminent arrival by hearty kicks and punches, it makes sense that I'd devote a portion of my summer reading list to books on parenting and childbirth. The first book I tried was one I'd been encouraged to read by several sources. I was even handed a free copy of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: “The Mist” by Stephen King

This may sound obvious, but seriously, Stephen King is an amazing writer. I talked about this a little bit when I read The Shining, but I just really enjoy his style. It's easy going, almost simplistic, but with this kind of flourish that makes me crave the sound of his voice. His characters are all so real,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi

My "Readings in Global Literature" class was not at all what I expected it to be. The literature chosen for class focused mostly on the transatlantic slave trade. There is nothing wrong with this at all, and I learned so much, but when I read the course description I thought we would be reading novels from... Continue Reading →

March Reading Summary

My blogposts tend to be pretty random in content. I started with a ton of poetry which slowly morphed into a sort of random-anecdotes-from-my-life thing. I sometimes think I blog mostly just to exercise my writing muscles, and I'm thankful for anybody who takes the time to read my random blatherings. With Little Baby on the way,... Continue Reading →

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