Some Books I've Read


The Wonder by Emma Donaghue
Extreme dedication to summer bod. ★★★★☆
 
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Exactly how I imagined Ohio would be. ★★★☆☆
 
Push by Sapphire
Based on the movie Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire. ★★★★☆
 
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Probably coming in 2019. ★★★★☆
 
salt. by nayyirah waheed
"listen to my poems. but do not look for me. look for you." ★★★☆☆
 
There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé by Morgan Parker
"When I get to heaven I'm going to wear my good bra" ★★★★☆
 
Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
Being Princess Leia was the least weird thing about her life. ★★★☆☆
 
Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed
Only an advice columnist could melt my black heart. ★★★★☆
 
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
A letter to his son on the fragility of his black body. Not light. ★★★★☆
 
Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami
Possibly the origin story of those Japanese body pillows. ★★★☆☆
 
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
"The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everyone" —Tupac ★★★★☆
 
Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman
Some boys playing with their apricocks. ★★★☆☆
 
Hunger by Roxane Gay
Our bodies are unruly. Also, an entire joyful chapter on Ina Garten. ★★★☆☆
 
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
A book within a book. V meta. ★★★★☆
 
Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
Annoyingly similar to the novel I started writing. ★★★☆☆
 
Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
Made me hate The Help. ★★★★☆
 
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
So depressing. Read immediately. ★★★★★
 
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
Confirms my suspicion of high altitudes. ★★★☆☆