Friendly Reminder That Sometimes I Am Critical of My Favorite Author: The A Conjuring of Light Review

A Conjuring of Light
(A Darker Shade of Magic, #3)
V.E. Schwab
★★☆☆ | pub. 2018

This was… still a whole mess.

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My Longest-Awaited Review: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen
★★★★ | pub. 2017
Sep 20th — Oct 6th

I was in close quarters with some representative specimens of the most dangerous creature in the history of the world, the white man in a suit.

Sympathizer is one of the many books I’ve read for class this year and it’s taken me months to review it.

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A Re-Review of One of My Favorite Books of the Year: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid
★★★★ | pubbed: Nov 2017

“Make them pay you as much as they would a white man.”

this book made me experience all five stages of grief and simultaneously made me feel every positive emotion in the world and I have no idea how that is possible. but listen, if you only read one book I recommend you this year, this is a good choice. ✨✨✨

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Robots and Human Propensity for Discrimination, aka Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton

Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful
Arwen Elys Dayton
★★★ | pubbed: 4 Dec 2018

Does that mean that humans, as a race, have allowed imagination and beauty to infiltrate their lives with each passing generation? Or have they destroyed imagination and beauty by capturing and codifying them? In which case—am I the final result?

I… absolutely loved this.

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