Category Archives: Book Talk

Sunday Coffee – Why I Don’t Read Diet Books

I love health, nutrition, and fitness books that focus on science and aren’t trying to sell diets, but miraculous, cure-all diet books? No. Sometimes, though, I check them out from the library for a particular reason and have to skim … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – All the Nonfiction

It’s no secret that I haven’t really felt like reading lately. I’ve hardly read a thing since Rhythm of War came out in November, and none of what I have read – with one nonfiction exception – has made much … Continue reading

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2021 Book Priorities

Each year, I make a list of books that I want to prioritize in my reading. A big chunk of these are books that have ended up in my Audible queue, or are sitting on the “to investigate” list of … Continue reading

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2020 in Books

It was a weird, weird, WEIRD year for books and reading. Just like with everything else. I had months where I read just about nothing, and months where I couldn’t find enough books to suit me. Most of my books … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – If not for audio…

The other day, my sister-in-law asked me if I’d heard anything about Piranesi by Susanna Clarke. I told her that a lot of people seemed to love it, but I hadn’t been able to get into it when I tried … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Theories: Rhythm of War

Note: This post will contain spoilers for earlier volumes of the Stormlight Archive (including Dawnshard), as well as spoilers for the pre-released chapters from Rhythm of War. Do not continue if you don’t want to read spoilers!

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Sunday Coffee – Wrapping Up RIP XV

Well, I didn’t get to read as many books this year as I wanted to for RIP XV. A lot of books were delayed in library holds, and I’ve just been reading so slow and casual this year. Though I … Continue reading

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A Discussion of JK Rowling

I have been quiet on the subject of Rowling and her transphobic thoughts up until now. Mostly this is because I am personally quite ignorant on transgender issues, which feel particularly foreign to me as an agender person. I’ve worked … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – R.I.P. XV

This year’s Readers Imbibing Peril reading event (RIP XV) is going to be very informal – just a hashtag used on various media platforms, no official challenge website. I can understand this, as running a reading event can be stressful … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – All of the Books, None of the Reading

Since I’ve gotten back home in late July, I haven’t really been in a reading mood. Again. I couldn’t really say why. I just know that I have so many books hanging around my room (and on my devices) right … Continue reading

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