All around book nrrrd. Book reader/listener. Book pusher. Writer of short, pithy book reviews on Goodreads and trying to get in the habit of posting them here. Part-time MCPL employee. Wife. Mother. Native Chicagoan. Coffee addict.
"The narrator is a young woman in her twenties who works at an online tech magazine who has repeatedly asked for a raise and been put off. She is dissatisfied and knows that she wants to leave, but she isn't sure what she wants to do instead. Meanw..."
National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her...
"A grieving 31-year-old woman struggles to make ends meet while living in a crappy apartment and working as a waitress in Harvard Square and pursuing her dream to be a writer. She owes a fortune in student loans. Her love life is a mess. Some will ..."