Top Ten Tuesday: Strangest Books I've Read

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is a genre freebie. Since times are quite strange right now--certainly the strangest times that I've ever lived through--I'm going to share the ten strangest books I've ever read. This doesn't mean that these books are bad, just a bit... bizarre. I've …

Top Ten Tuesday: Hidden Gems of Classic Literature

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) asks us to share hidden gems--in other words, books that we believe aren't discussed or read often enough. As per usual, I'm going to focus on classics that I believe deserve to be read more, discussed more, and highlighted more, both …

NIGHTWOOD by Djuna Barnes | Review

Published in 1936 despite numerous rejections from editors and critics alike, Djuna Barnes's novel Nightwood is a sprawling narrative of love, lust, and loss. Set against the bustling backdrop of several iconic cities (Paris, Berlin, Vienna, etc.), the story follows a tangled web of characters all struggling to fully express their identities in a society within rigid …