Amazon and Goodreads Alternatives

This last week was Prime Day at Amazon, which means we also had the (what seems like) annual Amazon Strike. I am all for Amazon workers getting better working conditions. Their workplace sounds like hell. I had no problem avoiding Amazon for two days. You know what was more difficult? Avoiding Goodreads. Because yes, Goodreads … Continue reading

Friday 56 – Internment

Friday 56 – Internment

The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple – turn to page 56 in your current read (or 56% in your e-reader) and post a few non-spoilery sentences. This week’s quote is from Internment, a gut-punch of a read by Samira Ahmed, on the very timely topic of rounding up people … Continue reading

Library Loot Wednesday

Library Loot Wednesday

Just two books this week – All of Us With Wings, which has had a lot of buzz for its representation, and The Witch Who Came In From The Cold (Volume 1), combining fantasy with the Cold War.

TTT – Auto-Buy Authors

TTT – Auto-Buy Authors

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme is Auto-Buy Authors. I’m tweaking it slightly to Auto-Read, since I’ve managed to successfully curb my book-buying, with the help of an excellent library system! So the authors who I will absolutely read anything they write, in no particular … Continue reading