BookCon Freebies!

This past June I had the chance to go to BookCon, an annual convention for writers, publishers, and book lovers all over the country. Now that I live in New York it feels there are events like this everywhere, and while ComicCon skews a little too nerdy for me, BookCon seemed right up my alley.Continue reading “BookCon Freebies!”

The Vegetarian: Han Kang

I’m usually good about saving money, but I do have a weakness: books. I try to buy used or sale books whenever possible, but every now and then I find myself unable to resist an attractive cover and intriguing premise. I passed by The Vegetarian for months and finally succumbed.  I have little experience withContinue reading “The Vegetarian: Han Kang”

One Hundred Years of Solitude: Gabriel García Márquez

This will not be an easy book to discuss. I considered waiting a few days to write this review, since I finished the book just yesterday afternoon. However, doing so would risk me losing the odd swirling feeling I’ve experienced for the last day and a half. I ask you all this: have you everContinue reading “One Hundred Years of Solitude: Gabriel García Márquez”

The Night Circus: Erin Morgenstern

I like to call myself an aspiring fiction writer, although some days are better than others when it comes to productivity. My current project is an experiment in magical realism, and for research, I picked up a handful of books well-known in the genre. Along with Borges and Garcia Marquez, there was The Night Circus.Continue reading “The Night Circus: Erin Morgenstern”