Book Riot Recap | What I’ve Been Doing Elsewhere on the Internet


I haven’t published as much as I would have liked to in the last few months but I’m still plugging away at it. I have a few articles for Book Riot in draft form right now and hope to get them out by the end of the month. But until then, here’s what I’ve been […]

Book Reviews | The Miniature Wife and Other Stories by Manuel Gonzales | American Housewife: Stories by Helen Ellis


As promised in my review of Book Riot’s April Book Mail Box, I’m here to review the books I received in that box. We’ll start with American Housewife by Helen Ellis, which happened to be the book I read first and the one I enjoyed the least. That’s not to say that I didn’t enjoy it, […]

Review | Book Riot Book Mail | April 2017


UPDATE: The books discussed below have now been reviewed in another post. Book Riot’s Book Mail costs $60, comes every three months or so, and includes both books and bookish goodies. I should state here that I am a Book Riot contributor. That said, they are not my employer and the fact that I write some […]

Book Review | Lila by Marilynne Robinson


Before we get to my review Queen Robinson’s Lila, I have some other business to attend to. I wrote numerous more things for Book Riot that I forgot to tell you jokers about! A piece about moving in with my partner and the complications of blending our bookshelves. Blending Bookshelves: My Quest to Embrace Chaos Going on […]

Book Review | Nimona by Noelle Stevenson


I have very limited experience with graphic novels. The Barefoot Gen series should be required reading, and I loved one of and hated one of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novels. I think I read Maus once upon a time but I couldn’t tell you much about it.  And that’s pretty much it! I tell you this because my […]

Subscription Box Review | Indiespensable from Powell’s Books


I get a bad rap as an anti-pun gal but that’s not entirely accurate. I like words, I make my living manipulating them after all, and I like clever use of words. What I don’t like are puns for the sake of puns. Like, if the entire joke of a pun is that it’s a […]

Book Review | Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson


Damn was I relieved to read the Goodreads reviews of Welcome to Braggsville and discover that reasonably intelligent people found this as hard to read as I did. I received this book in the Book Riot Best of 2015 Box but it was already on my to-read list so I can’t even blame Book Riot for […]