Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, by Alison Bechdel

This graphic novel was amazing. Bechdel is so talented- both the illustrations and the narrative kept me wanting more at every page turn. Also, I'm sure you've heard of the Bechdel Test for movies- if you haven't, Google it. This is HER!! I loved diving right in to this author's childhood and family life. I … Continue reading Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, by Alison Bechdel

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The White Album, by Joan Didion

Joan Didion is a force- a master of prose, an exquisite goddess of the written word. When she writes, you can feel it. She is the embodiment of literary journalism that swoops in and seduces you. This collection of her essays during the 1960s and 1970s about politics, culture, California, feminism, life, and etc. was … Continue reading The White Album, by Joan Didion

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, by Ashlee Vance

A lot of great information about Elon's life, SpaceX, Tesla, Solar City, and how amazing Elon Musk is. I thoroughly enjoyed this biography!! The book began with the story of Elon's life growing up in South Africa and later his college years in Canada and the United States. Growing up he was seen as very … Continue reading Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future, by Ashlee Vance

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, by Haruki Murakami

I really enjoyed this book! I think it gets 5 stars for ~90% of the novel, but the last 35 pages were boring in comparison and I didn't like the way it ended. I didn't intend to ever read this book; I have three other Murakami books packed away and came across this one at … Continue reading Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, by Haruki Murakami