Good morning, fellow readers.
I just finished this book, and . . . wow.
Sara Taylor's debut novel, The Shore, is a quite a read . . . I'll post a review closer to the publication date (May 26). I'll just say for now that if this book is not on your radar yet, consider yourself notified!
I'm currently reading this book . . .
Tania James' novel, The Tusk That Did the Damage, released in March of this year, considers the moral complexities of the ivory trade in South India. James tells the story through the eyes of a poacher, a documentary filmmaker, and and an elephant known as the Gravedigger.
My most recent blog post was a discussion of Spring Releases I Can't Wait to Read. Let me know if any of these are on your list for the next few weeks, and what other spring releases have caught your attention!
I am recently returning to my blog after taking a few months off. I had a bit of an existential crisis as a book blogger--you know, what I am doing with this blog and why?! I think a lot of other book bloggers have experienced something similar. I became rather bored of posting only book reviews, which seem to generate very limited interest or conversation among other readers. But at the same time, I confess that I don't have the time or the creativity to generate much other book-related content.
So I took some time off . . . and I found that I really missed the conversation with other bloggers and book lovers. Therefore I'm back, for now, but this experience has led me to think that perhaps I should focus less on traditional-style book reviews and more on posting reaction pieces, mini reviews, or reading-related discussion topics (when I can think of them!). Have you struggled with similar issues in writing your blog, and if so, how have you handled them?
I wish everyone a happy reading week.