Tag Archives: BS Books

BS Reading Project: An America Marriage

It is not a big surprise that Tayari Jones’ An American Marriage is good. This is one of those books I know I should read because (a) I see the cover prominently displayed everywhere, (b) I look at a lot … Continue reading

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BS Reading Project: Amal Unbound

Just in time for International Day of The Girl, I finished reading Aisah Saeed’s middle-grade novel Amal Unbound. The book is about a young Pakistani girl who has been forced into indentured servitude, meaning that her dreams of going to … Continue reading

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BS Reading Project: The Almost Sisters

In many ways, Joshilyn Jackson’s The Almost Sisters does a lot of the things that Whiskey and Ribbons tried but came up short on for me. To be fair to Leesa Cross-Smith, last week’s book was her first novel, and this is … Continue reading

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BS Reading Project: Whiskey and Ribbons

Let’s start with what is interesting about Leesa Cross-Smith’s Whiskey and Ribbons. The story is told from three points of view that tell the story from different times in a regular rotation of voices. One thing that was kind of fun … Continue reading

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BS Reading Project: The Comfort Food Diaries

I started my BS Reading Project with Emily Nunn’s The Comfort Food Diaries because comfort is something that I have been actively seeking for a while.  On its face, The Comfort Food Diaries is maybe not what I should have … Continue reading

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Introducing The BS Reading Project

I read 63 books last year, which was probably too many. My goal last year, and for several years has been to create stuff, but instead I have primarily consumed. Consuming things is much easier than producing them, and my … Continue reading

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