Category Archives: polysyllabic spree

July 2020: How I Went a Little Overboard with Graphic Novels and Book Acquisitions to Find a Little Joy

What I Got: To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers Death Note: Black Edition, Vol. 2 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo The Deep by Rivers Solomon Quitter: A Memoir of Drinking, … Continue reading

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May 2020: How I Am Dealing with the Sad Chaos of the World with Books… and Punk Rock Mermaids

What I Got: Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid Bloom by Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau This is What it Feels Like by Rebecca Barrow The First … Continue reading

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April 2020: How I read about plagues and the world ending during a pandemic

What I Got: Lumberjanes Volumes 1-5 by Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Faith Hicks, Shannon Watters, and Carolyn Nowak (sorry if I left someone out!) Ultimate Spider-Man: Ultimate Collection Books 1-2 by Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley Every Heart a … Continue reading

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November 2019: How I Read Two New Favorite Books and They Were Both Memoirs About Identity

What I Read: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band by Michelle Cruz Gonzales The Body by Stephen King Sorted: Growing Up, Coming … Continue reading

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October 2019: How My Attempted Spooky Read AND Punk Book Turned Out to be Flops

***Sorry no photos! I have some that I may add later but my computer is malfunctioning at the moment. 😦 What I Read: Mooncakes by Wendy Xu and Suzanne Walker Opal by Maggie Stiefvater Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward … Continue reading

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August 2019: How I Got a Concussion and Lin-Manuel Miranda Narrated a Book to Me

What I Read: Skyward by Brandon Sanderson Ultimate Spider-Man: Ultimatum by Brian Michael Bendis Sheets by Brenna Thummler Bloom by Kevin Panetta and Savannah Ganucheau Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (re-read; audiobook) by Becky Albertalli Aristotle and Dante Discover … Continue reading

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July 2019: How Working at a Bookstore Has Made My Book Obsession Grow and I Got Back Into Sci-Fi

What I Read: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram Mettanoia, Vol. Two: Mental Health and Self Care Strategies (zine) by ?? The Miserable Mill by Lemony … Continue reading

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June 2019: How This Month of Reading and Connecting Reinvigorated My Mind

What I Read: Dreadnought by April Daniels The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag Real Queer America by Samantha Allen We Set the Dark on Fire by Tehlor Kay Mejia The Love Songs of Sappho translated by Paul Roche Let’s … Continue reading

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May 2019: How I Read Too Much Because of Boredom, Anxiety, and Unemployment

What I Read: The rest of Do What You Want edited by Ruby Tandoh Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol The Bad Beginning (re-read) by Lemony Snicket The Reptile Room (re-read) by Lemony Snicket … Continue reading

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April 2019: How I Read and Loved My First Graphic Novel

What I Read: The ABC’s of LGBT+ by Ash Hardell Black Flag and punk rock zines Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena María Viramontes An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England by Brock Clarke The Dew Breaker … Continue reading

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