The Library Book ~ Susan Orlean

Rating: 4/5 This is a love story about libraries and librarians, sharing some lesser known details about the inner workings of libraries, as well as information about the Los Angeles library fire. Heavily observation based, you can tell Orlean is coming from a journalistic perspective through the questions she asks. I really enjoyed some of … Continue reading The Library Book ~ Susan Orlean

Queering the Countryside: Mary L. Gray

This book was difficult to read. And I don't mean the subject matter. No, the fault lies in the writing style. Although I initially was excited by the narrative like style of information gathered and produced, I ultimately found myself disappointed. Because the sample sizes were often so small and story focused, the data did … Continue reading Queering the Countryside: Mary L. Gray

I Believe in a Thing Called Love ~ Maureen Goo

Rating: 4/5 Desi has always rejected the K-dramas her dad watches as just silly romance. She's always put more stock in things she can control, lists, good grades, extracurriculars to help her get into a good college. But when she meets a transfer student, a young artist, she wants to try out having a boyfriend, … Continue reading I Believe in a Thing Called Love ~ Maureen Goo