We are the Ants & The Age of Miracles: What is the end of the world, anyway?

I love it when I happen to pick up two books in a row that expound on similar themes. This recently happened with two exceptional YA novels: We Are The Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson and The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker. Two different but equally compelling novels about grief and growing up, … Continue reading We are the Ants & The Age of Miracles: What is the end of the world, anyway?

Read Against Trump: Protest with your Feet, Protest with the Books You Read

I couldn’t sleep on Saturday night. I stayed up until almost two o’clock in the morning, scouring the internet for books written by writers from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen. These are the seven countries from which Trump has banned immigrants from entering (or re-entering) the country. The Muslim immigration ban is … Continue reading Read Against Trump: Protest with your Feet, Protest with the Books You Read

Comics Gobble: Gentle Boys, Hardcore Lady Types, and Shapeshifting Superheroes/Villains

Welcome to Comics Gobble! Staring today, you can look forward to Comics Gobble every Friday. It’ll be a weekly roundup of my favorite comics from the past week, accompanied by my observations and thinkings about those specific comics and reading comics generally. I’m new to comics and I have fallen for them hard, fast, and … Continue reading Comics Gobble: Gentle Boys, Hardcore Lady Types, and Shapeshifting Superheroes/Villains