• August Wrap Up and September TBR

    Happy September! August absolutely flew by, but I did manage to read 8 books. In my monthly wrap-ups, I thought I would also add some reading stats, so you can see more about the overall month. So, without further ado, here they are. Reading Stats Books Read: 8 Pages Read: 3,365 Longest Book: The Complete Letters of Oscar Wilde (1,270 pages). Shortest Book: Songs of Innocence and Experience (56 pages). Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Voung This is a poetry collection that I gave this 5/5 stars, and I did a full review for it, which you can find here. Red, White, and Royal Blue by Kasey McQuiston…

  • Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong

    This is a review of Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong, which I gave 5/5 stars. Overview “In the body, where everything has a price, I was a beggar.” This is Vuong’s first full-length poetry collection featuring thirty-five poems touching on topics of life, family, identity, grief, and growing up in Vietnam in the aftermath of the war. General Thoughts / Writing “How sweet. That rain. How something that lives only to fall can be nothing but sweet.” This collection was absolutely stunning. The writing was elegant and I was captivated from the start. Vuong’s lyricisms were bursting with emotionally charged words and stories. I’ve started reading more…

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