She turns back and reaches for his hand. "I'm not going to make you choose. I'd never do that to you. You were meant to make some other girl happy, some woman, and I'll just take off and soar into the sky, and no one will catch me." A Certain Age by Beatriz Williams is … Continue reading Book Review: A Certain Age by Beatriz Williams
Fascinating stuff, radio. Glorious being in on the ground floor, as it were, isn't it? Maybe we'll get to see how far it can go. Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford follows two women, Maisie Musgrave and Hilda Matheson, as they attempt to assert their right to contribute in the male dominated field of broadcast journalism. … Continue reading Book Review: Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford
What a fantastic artistic, literary project. I hope I can find one of these someday. Reblogged via Bluesyemre.
Artist #ShaheryarMalik is leaving books in famous locations across the world in a bid to share something important – the power of reading. Earlier this year, artist Shaheryar Malik was about to post a selfie from the Brooklyn Bridge when he had second thoughts. He wanted to share something different with the world.
Malik thought social media had become impersonal and he wanted to connect with people in a more meaningful way. The Reading Project was born. He began leaving stacks of his books in famous New York City locations with a card containing simple instructions tucked inside each one: take a book, read it and share your thoughts with the artist by email.
The stacks of books themselves can be seen as works of art, but so is the process of sharing. Unlike many of the things we share today, he likes to keep the project off social media. To…
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Courtesy of The Bookie Monsters- I just couldn't resist the reblog. So much truth for us book bloggers (and not to mention the greatest Friends .gif of all time.) Enjoy!
How do we know when something is menacing? What cues us that something is not innocent? Instinct always trumps reason. Iain Reid takes readers on an enigmatic journey through back country roads and a desolate, deserted school in his debut fiction novel I'm Thinking of Ending Things Jake meets his girlfriend, our narrator, at a … Continue reading Book Review: I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid
Subscription Box Review: Cozy Reader Club Cozy Reader Club is a monthly subsription box which caters to readers who love to snuggle up on the couch or in a bubble bath with a good book, a sweet snack and a warm cup of something to drink. Busy moms, moms-to-be, any woman with a busy life- … Continue reading Subscription Box Review: Cozy Reader Club
I did not believe anything bad could happen, not really. Growing from girl to woman is a struggle that transcends time. Emma Cline explores the peaks and valleys of this transition in her insightful debut novel The Girls. I'd enacted some pattern, been defined, neatly, as a girl, providing a known value. There was something … Continue reading Book Review: The Girls by Emma Cline