My first encounter with Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an elective writing class I signed up for in 12th grade. Our teacher, Mrs. Brandenburg, passed out copies of “The Yellow Wall-Paper” for us to read. I’d never heard of her, but that didn’t matter since I was the weird kid who would read pretty much anything put in front of me. This story, however, was different. Continue Reading →
Super excited about this stack of books that appeared on my holds shelf today at work! Which recent releases are you looking forward to reading right now?
I ran across a reference to The Tough Guide in a recent essay about fantasy literature and women writers by Tansy Rayner Roberts. She called it “the one book every fantasy writer should read.” While I’m not presently hoping to be a fantasy writer, I paid attention to this strong recommendation and borrowed a copy Continue Reading →
I’m so excited! Look what I received from NetGalley yesterday! I’ve had a NetGalley account for several years, but I never really bothered to use it until now. As a librarian/professional bookish person, ARCs aren’t exactly that unheard of in my world. However, it is still quite an event if you get your hands on a ARC Continue Reading →
The Husband and I have been book shopping. Yes, I know. We’re always book shopping. Continue Reading →
Pratchett’s Women is a really enjoyable essay collection on the women in several of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels. Continue Reading →