Rolling Blackouts ~ Sarah Glidden

Rating: 5/5 I've read a book from Sarah Glidden before, How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less, published in 2010. I was even more impressed by this novel. Glidden follows a group of friends to Turkey, Iraq, and finally Syria. She is trying to understand what it is like to be a reporter, … Continue reading Rolling Blackouts ~ Sarah Glidden

New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby

Rating: 5/5 1000 pages will be a piece of cake, I thought to myself. It's nothing I haven't done before. This book is unlike anything I've ever read. Busby rounded up over 200 authors who contributed works for this book, ranging from poetry to nonfiction. There are short stories, there are essays, there are small … Continue reading New Daughters of Africa, edited by Margaret Busby

On a Sunbeam ~ Tillie Walden

Rating: 5/5 Walden's sophomore graphic novel blew me away. A nearly complete departure from her first graphic memoir, Spinning, On a Sunbeam is the story and reflection of Mia, a crew worker on board a spacecraft, cleaning up architectural messes intergalactically. This novel is a sweeping love story, filled with beautiful world-building, graphics, and characters. … Continue reading On a Sunbeam ~ Tillie Walden