Book Review | It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura from My Lit Box


The June box of My Lit Box came with a book plus a bonus book. Bonus! The first book was It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura. There were a lot of things that made me want to like this book. I don’t know that I’ve ever read an interracial g/g love story. I was […]

Review | My Lit Box | June 2017


My Lit Box sends out a newly released book by an author of color on a monthly basis. Subscribers can choose to receive just the book for $17.00 or the full box plan for $25.00 which includes one or two quality bookish items. I got the full box because I love items! You can see […]

Review | The Paris Review 220 | Spring 2017


As I noted in a previous post, when I subscribed to the NYRB Book Club it came with a free subscription to The Paris Review. Though I’ve read stories from this rag in the past, I’ve never sat down and read an entire issue from soup to nuts. I was pleasantly surprised by the content. You can read […]

Review | The Paris Review | Winter 2016


As I noted in a previous post, when I subscribed to the NYRB Book Club it came with a free subscription to The Paris Review. Though I’ve read stories from this rag in the past, I’ve never sat down and read an entire issue from soup to nuts. I was pleasantly surprised by the content. I’ve subscribed to […]

Book Review | In Search of Midnight: A Collection of Poems by Mike McGee


“It’s one thing to say that I’m worthy of love it’s another thing to say that I’m worthy of my own” In Search of Midnight made its way on my radar thanks to LitKit and their fantastic boxes. Though I have a few favorite poets and favorite poems, poetry is not something I seek out so […]

Subscription Box Review | LitKit April 2016


Holy goodness y’all, how is LitKit so amazing!? Read my post about the April LitKit box to get the skinny on what they’re all about (basically they send “experimental literature and tools for writers” but it’s more complicated and amazing than that, really). Last month was all things and this month was mostly poetry with […]