Binti by Nnedi Okorafor Binti is a survivor unparalleled, which makes me love her immediately. add the fact that she's supremely talented & hella unappreciated and i root for her with everthing i have. reading Nnedi Okorafor's (series of ) "Binti" stor(ies) offered the best kind of reading pleasure; it showed me a world i … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
As I laze here, 4 double margaritas in, I’m forced to wonder a few things: Will grocery-delivery culture be the springboard that plummets American culture fully into its sedentary nadir? How precisely is it that I have had a crush on River Song for so long, and after not watching Doctor Who for like a … Continue reading The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms: Inheritance Trilogy #1, by N.K. Jemisin
Reading Blue Devils by Jon Bennett So ya boy dieter is a teacher and uhhhh he doesn't suck? He's lazy and manipulat(able)ive. Reading Blue Devils is about this mans and a mascot. There’s a number of ways I’m both the right wrong person to read Reading Blue Devils. I’m a former teacher. I’m Pretty “woke”. … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Reading Blue Devils by Jon Bennett
A little more than a year ago, sam passed me a book and said , “p read this! It’s like hunger games on mars , and with space battles!” And i read Red Rising and was blown tf away, and I dealt with her swooning over pierce Brown’s regular looking ass long enough to get … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Iron Gold by Pierce Brown
The Fifth Season, book 1 of of Broken Earth, is written with a verve that rocked me the first time i read it. I had to revisit it, line by line, to acknowledge prose written so gorgeously that I lacked the werewithal to notice they were plot points. That beauty continues through the second two novels. NK … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Broken Earth Trilogy or, Black Women Save the Day by N K Jemisin
I read a bunch of shit this year, if slighly less than last year. would that i could guess at how many pages that would be. aaaaand right on time, cue Sam. me: shit what did i read this year; i'm reflecting on my top 5 and shit sam: you know what would help with … Continue reading TOP 5 TOP 5 TOP 5, Or: A Year of Reading, in Review.
As much as I’m a reader, I’m a lush and an extrovert, and to that end, there are few things more important to me than having good drankin’ partners. I have a few, obvi (via an extensive, not entirely legal vetting process) but in true ENFP fashion, would love to add to it. Particularly if … Continue reading 5 characters I really gotta get a drink with
Ancillary Justice, and its sequels, Ancillary Sword and Ancillary Mercy, gave me so many things I love individually and didn't know I needed at once. Ill political intrigue , advanced physics in a universe whose rules I learned and believed in, lots of sex, and character development so good I reflected for days on how … Continue reading Drunk Review: Lord of the Radch Trilogy by Ann Leckie