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

Kindred ~ Octavia Butler

Rating: 5/5 Having read Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents, I was looking forward to my next Butler read. I was not disappointed. In fact, Kindred impressed me with such a different style and feel compared to the duology I had previously read. Hopping back and forth through time, this science fiction … Continue reading Kindred ~ Octavia Butler

Parable of the Sower ~ Octavia Butler

Rating: 4/5 It's 2025 where Lauren Olamina's journals begin to show The United States devolving into chaos and reactivity. Resources are scarce, and the government is not helping with any sense of security. Lauren's family unit is still strong, and her father places an emphasis on self-reliance and community. Lauren's worried for her future, and … Continue reading Parable of the Sower ~ Octavia Butler