"I enjoy fiction and memoirs-- mostly humorous. anything that will have me dying to get to the next page. I like to be moved by sadness, hopelessness and angst that ends up being resolved to the best of the authors ability."
Normal People had me absolutely gutted. I felt so absorbed by Marianne and Connell's relationship, and just as drawn to them as they did one another. Although they frustrated me, and every chapter left me heartbroken, I was still left longing for an unconditional love like theirs . . .
Reading Crazy Rich Asians is like eating chocolate cake... it's intense, it's delicious, it's crazy rich.
It's mind-blowing how Miller fuses climate change, immigration, and current politics into one interconnected study.
The Worm and the Bird is a gorgeous picture book with beautiful illustrations and colors, accompanied by a dark short story that is relatable to all who feel overwhelmed by the expectations of life. Though imbued with dread, this book is a reminder to all pessimists of the gift of choice and the endless possibilities that life has to offer.
Eclectic. Raw. Cuentas para chingones. Junot Diaz delivers a voice for Latino youth. From the barrios of Santo Domingo to New Jersey hoods, Diaz delivers Coming of Age stories and stories that touch on the American dream with raw and fresh grace.
So Sad Today is a beautiful collection of essays that focuses on depression, self-image, love, and death. Often uncomfortable and hard to read, you find yourself relating to Broder along the way. If you can’t get enough, follow her equally hilarious and cringe-worthy page on twitter where it all began @sosadtoday
Hilarious Lena Dunham takes us behind the scenes (and back in time) into her compelling, complicated, yet prosperous life. Not That Kind of Girl is a wonderfully detailed memoir that focuses on self-doubt, anxiety, friendship, and love.