Category: 2023 TBR Pile Challenge

Look by Solmaz Sharif

Solmaz Sharif’s poetry collection, Look, is a powerful and moving exploration of language, war, and memory. Through her innovative use of language, Sharif captures the complexity and tragedy of the war in Iran, as well as the broader impact of militarism and violence on… Continue Reading “Look by Solmaz Sharif”

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

If you’re looking for a beautifully written, emotionally powerful novel that transports you to a different time and place, look no further than Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko. The plot of this epic multi-generational saga is both sweeping and intimate, taking readers on a journey… Continue Reading “Pachinko by Min Jin Lee”

March #TBRYEAR10 Check-In!

Hello, TBR Pile Challengers!  Welcome to our third checkpoint for this year’s TBR Pile Challenge! We already have EIGHTY reviews/checkpoints linked up on our Mr. Linky, which is ten more than last year at this time! Well done to all of you. I hope you continue… Continue Reading “March #TBRYEAR10 Check-In!”

February #TBRYEAR10 Check-In!

Hello, TBR Pile Challengers!  Welcome to our second checkpoint for this year’s TBR Pile Challenge! It looks like some of you are off to a rip-roaring start! Way to go! As for me? I’m basically right on track, having completed two of my reads &… Continue Reading “February #TBRYEAR10 Check-In!”

The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang #TBRYear10

I’ve had R.F. Kuang’s The Poppy War on my TBR for a long time because the premise sounded interesting, many of the reviews were rave ones, and because the historical elements interested in me. I finally added it to this year’s list after reading… Continue Reading “The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang #TBRYear10”