2016 Favorite Novels and Reading Stats

I exceeded my expectations in 2016 and read a total of 105 books (goal was 100). Yay! Before I list my favorites, here are some stats, for those interested: 70% women writers, 35% men writers (overlap due to some collections having multiple editors) 25% people of color writers (aiming for 33%) Longest book Middlemarch by George … Read more 2016 Favorite Novels and Reading Stats

Finding the will to create when everything feels like it’s falling apart

A lot of people are feeling pain, frustration, and anger right now. And that’s okay. We need to feel these things. While strong emotions sometimes fuel creativity, it can also stunt it. I’ve collected quotes from books lying around my house, quotes about finding hope, rediscovering creativity, and why creativity is needed when things look the bleakest. Feel … Read more Finding the will to create when everything feels like it’s falling apart

Reading Railroad: August’s Reading

Everything I read in August. Novels A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan. Published in 2013. Dragons! ROAR. Sorry, just wanted to roar right there. This book takes place in a country much like England, during a time much like the Victorian era. Lady Trent describes her beginnings as a dragon naturalist, and her … Read more Reading Railroad: August’s Reading

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