The Honey Farm (review)

When I picked up The Honey Farm, I was instantly drawn in by the beautiful botanical cover. When I read the description, I was even more excited; there aren’t many things that I find more fascinating than bees and plagues. The first character we are introduced to is named Cynthia. She owns an isolated honey farm that is experiencing unprecedented drought and thus a drop … Continue reading The Honey Farm (review)

Review: Her Body and Other Parties

I have heard all the stories about girls like me, and I am unafraid to make more of them… If I had to summarize Carmen Maria Machado’s debut collection in one word, it would be haunting. I’ve never read anything like most of these stories, which is really exciting as a big reader (my fellow big readers can attest to this feeling). Her stories are imaginative and … Continue reading Review: Her Body and Other Parties

an unconventional (and unorganized) summer of reading

Right now, I’m between degrees and only working in the archives part time, which means that I have more time for myself than I’ve had in years. The biggest trademark of my English degree was the way it structured my reading and not always in great ways (hello, Chaucer) but now I have full freedom to choose what I want to read and when. This … Continue reading an unconventional (and unorganized) summer of reading