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

Calypso ~ David Sedaris

Rating: 3/5 Calypso is a little different than past Sedaris stories I've read. I'm used to him being very sexist, racist, ableist, etc in his misanthropic essay collections, generally focused on strange situations he has found himself in or witnessed. Calypso centers around the beach house he has bought for his family as well as … Continue reading Calypso ~ David Sedaris

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