[Book Review] Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Author: Dai Sijie Format: Paperback, 184 pages ISBN-13: 978-0-385-72220-9 Publisher: Random House Release Date: First published 2000 🍒🍒🍒🍒 [Read | Skim] [Buy | Borrow] Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie has been on my TBR list for about a year and I was fortunate to find a copy at my local library's … Continue reading [Book Review] Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – A Fable by William Faulkner

This week's Book Beginnings and Friday 56 come from William Faulkner's A Fable and is part of the Back to Classics in which we had to choose: An award-winning classic. Published in 1954 A Fable, won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for Fiction 1955. The novel is doing double duty too, as one of my books clubs picked … Continue reading Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – A Fable by William Faulkner

Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – Dracula by Bram Stoker

As you know I'm participating in several reading challenges this year and this week's Book Beginnings and Friday 56 is part of the Back to Classics and Classic Horror Reading Challenges. I read this in college and remember having pretty high expectations for the book considering that Bela Lugosi's Dracula scared the bejesus out of me when I was … Continue reading Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – Dracula by Bram Stoker

Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae

This year I'm participating in several reading challenges, and this week's Book Beginnings and Friday 56 is an added book to my Diversity Reading Challenge. I remember hearing about the Awkward Black Girl YouTube series when the book came out and watched a couple of episodes and laughed til my gut hurt. I also related … Continue reading Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl by Issa Rae

Book Review & The Friday 56 – Breakfast at Tiffany’s byTruman Capote

Title: Breakfast at Tiffany's Author: Truman Capote Format: Paperback, 87 pages ISBN-13: 978-0679745655 Publisher: Vintage International Release Date: First published 1958 🍒🍒🍒 [Read | Skim] [Buy | Borrow] This year I'm participating in several reading challenges, and this week's Book Beginnings and Friday 56 is part of my Mount TBR Challenge. This year I'm making … Continue reading Book Review & The Friday 56 – Breakfast at Tiffany’s byTruman Capote