Heavy ~ Kiese Laymon

Rating: 5/5 Heavy is the most incredible memoir I've read since Therese Marie Mailhot's Heartberries. Heavy feels so honest, and Laymon is so eloquent. It's clear to me as a reader that he's put so much effort and emotion into each sentence, each page of writing. Heavy is, as it sounds, a rather heavy read. … Continue reading Heavy ~ Kiese Laymon

Tower of Dawn ~ Sarah J. Maas

Rating: 5/5 I keep falling more and more in love with this series, as the conversation becomes more involved in the politics of their world. Tower of Dawn focuses on Chaol and Nesryn's journey to the Southern Continent, whose Khaganate and city of Antica strikes me as modeled after a Middle Eastern country, perhaps the … Continue reading Tower of Dawn ~ Sarah J. Maas

Lumberjanes Vol 2. Friendship to the Max ~ Noelle Stevenson

Rating: 4/5 This is the second volume in the series, and I thoroughly appreciated it. Stevenson furthered the plot while creating space for major character development. I love that Jen, their counselor is given more space to work with the girls effectively - their camp director seems like a super helpful and supportive boss, more … Continue reading Lumberjanes Vol 2. Friendship to the Max ~ Noelle Stevenson