Oasis or Mirage?

I heard nothing but satisfaction regarding Ready Player One until, rather unexpectedly, one of my favorite people to talk books with told me he couldn't even finish it. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline ♥ ♥ | Goodreads | Amazon Opening Line: Everyone my age remembers where they were and what they were doing when they first heard about … Continue reading Oasis or Mirage?

My goals for the year are to read more books by female writers and authors of color. In particular, I'm interested in Asian-American voices and Japanese prewar literature. I'd like to review books as I read and also to write out some thoughts on past favorites. I'm always looking for recommendations, so let me know … Continue reading

The End of One World and the Beginning of Another

I've always been bad with words. No, that isn't quite right. I've always been bad with the spoken word. Whenever I open my mouth (well, unless it's to eat dessert), anxious thoughts fly in, get trapped, and start rattling around endlessly. Am I shaping my mouth around this word correctly will the trajectory of my … Continue reading The End of One World and the Beginning of Another