Accepting the Contradictions: A Ramble

Bad Feminist

Bad Feminist

By: Roxane Gay

Grade: A

Roxane Gay has been one of those writers where I’m always like, “I really want to but maybe next time…” When I finally actually looked at Bad Feminist and saw it was a lot about culture and pop culture I jumped at the chance to read it. I’m very much interested in the ways pop culture reflects the state of our world and the way we react to it.

Needless to say there was a lot in this book that I enjoyed.

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Favorite Quotes: Carrie Fisher

favorite quotes from Space Mom

“I don’t want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.”

I love reading all the quote posts that go around so I wanted to participate. Reading The Princess Diarist made me remember how much I loved Carrie Fisher’s writing and how easy it is to connect with her. So below are some of my all time favorites and like a lot of great quotes many of them have found me just when I needed to hear them.

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10 Things I Wanted to Do after Reading Books…

unearthed

So I read Unearthed recently about two teenagers on another planet in a race to solve the puzzle left by an alien race and either save or doom Earth. It was an okay book but it made me really want to take up xenoarcheology. Basically studying alien races which would be one of those jobs that where super dull until they were super world-ending exciting.

It also made me think of all the other things I wanted to do after reading about them in books…

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Blind Spot Series 2018: It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

Directed By: Frank Capra

Grade: C+

Ellie Andrews decides to run away from her domineering father to meet up with the man she loves in New York. While on the way there she winds up with Clark Gable, a down on his luck reporter, and a series of problems that keep them together longer than they would have expected.

This was my first pick for the Blind Spot Series and a movie I’ve really wanted to watch for a while.

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