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“I wrote a poem about it, and then threw it away, because that’s the last thing I need right now: More words dedicated to people who will never dedicate a single thing to me.”

bookmarks:
*pauline television (2020)
books (2020)
movies (2020)
kelsey about me
ʝ books (2020)

queued TBR (alphabetical order)

  • Agent Running In The Field - John le Carré ➷
  • The Alchemist's Touch - Garrett Robinson
  • All Systems Red (Murderbot Diaries #1) - Martha Wells (novella)
  • Amal Unbound - Aisha Saeed
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay - Michael Chabon (physical)
  • Ask Again, Yes - Mary Beth Keane ➷
  • Assassin's Apprentice - Robin Hobb
  • Ayoade on Top - Richard Ayoade ➷
  • Beyond the Black Door - A.M. Strickland
  • Birthday - Meredith Russo ★
  • The Black Veins (Dead Magic #1) - Ashia Monet
  • Blood Red Road - Moira Young
  • Bonds of Brass - Emily Skrutskie
  • The Bone Season - Samantha Shannon ➷
  • The Bone Shard Daughter - Andrea Stewart
  • Boys of Alabama - Genevieve Hudson
  • Cemetery Boys - Aiden Thomas
  • The City We Became - NK Jemisin ➷
  • Chosen Ones - Veronica Roth
  • The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1) - Terry Pratchett
  • The Comedown - Rebekah Frumkin
  • Crier's War - Nina Varela ★
  • Dance of Thieves (Dance of Thieves #1) - Mary E Pearson
  • Days Without End - Sebastian Barry ➷
  • A Deadly Education - Naomi Novik
  • Deathless - Catherynne Valente
  • Defy the Stars - Claudia Gray
  • A Discovery of Witches - Deborah E. Harkness
  • The Diviners - Libba Bray
  • Duel of Fire - Jordan Rivet
  • The Dutch House - Ann Patchett ➷☾
  • Eating Animals - Jonathan Safran Foer ➷
  • Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman ➷
  • An Ember in the Ashes - Sabaa Tahir
  • The Emperor's Edge - Lindsay Buroker
  • Empress of Forever - Max Gladstone
  • The Empress of Salt and Fortune - Nghi Vo
  • Every Heart A Doorway - Seanan McGuire ➷
  • Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks - Nathan Burgoine
  • The Fell of Dark - Caleb Roehrig
  • The Fever King (Feverwake #1) - Victoria Lee ➷★
  • The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) - Brandon Sanderson
  • Fingersmith - Sarah Waters ★
  • Foundryside (Founders #1) - Robert Jackson Bennett (physical)
  • The Friend Scheme - Cale Dietrich
  • Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb #1) - Tamsyn Muir ★
  • Girl, Woman, Other - Bernardine Evaristo ➷
  • Grasshopper Jungle - Andrew Smith ★
  • The Great Believers - Rebecca Makkai ➷
  • The Haunting of Tram Car 015 - P. Djèlí Clark
  • The Heart's Invisible Furies - John Boyne ➷
  • Hench - Natalie Zina Walschots
  • Heretics Anonymous - Katie Henry
  • His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire #1) - Naomi Novik
  • If We Were Villains - M L Rio
  • I'll Give You The Sun - Jandy Nelson
  • The Incendiaries - R.O. Kwon
  • The Infinite Noise - Lauren Shippen
  • Jack of Hearts (And Other Parts) - Lev A.C. Rosen ★
  • Jane, Unlimited - Kristin Cashore
  • Keeper of the Lost Cities - Shannon Messenger ➷
  • The Last True Poets of The Sea - Julia Drake ★
  • The Lies of Locke Lamora - Scott Lynch
  • The Lives of Christopher Chant - Diana Wynne Jones
  • Loki: Where Mischief Lies - Mackenzi Lee
  • The Long Way To A Small, Angry Planet - Becky Chambers ➷★
  • Lovely War - Julie Berry
  • Luck In The Shadows (Nightrunner #1) - Lynn Flewelling
  • Magic Bites (Kate Daniels #1) - Ilona Andrews
  • Magic For Liars - Sarah Gailey ★
  • Master & Commander (Aubrey-Maturin #1) - Patrick O'Brian ➷
  • The Merciful Crow - Margaret Owen ➷
  • A Million Junes - Emily Henry
  • Middlegame - Seanan McGuire ➷
  • Minimum Wage Magic - Rachel Aaron
  • Mo Dao Zu Shi/魔道祖师 - 墨香铜臭 (bc i love pain) ☾
  • More Than This - Patrick Ness
  • Mr. Splitfoot - Samantha Hunt
  • Nevernight - Jay Kristoff
  • The Nightjar - Deborah Hewitt
  • Night Shine - Tessa Gratton
  • Ninefox Gambit - Yoon Ha Lee
  • Ninth House - Leigh Bardugo
  • The Nowhere Girls - Amy Reed
  • On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous - Ocean Vuong ➷
  • One Word Kill (Impossible Times #1) - Mark Lawrence
  • Otherbound - Corinne Duyvis
  • Out of Body - Jeffery Ford
  • The Perfect Assassin - K.A. Doore
  • Perfect Sound Whatever - James Acaster ➷
  • Peter Darling - Austin Chant ★
  • Phoenix Unbound - Grace Draven
  • Polaris Rising (Consortium Rebellion #1) - Jessie Mihalik
  • Prince of Fools - Mark Lawrence ➷
  • The Priory of the Orange Tree - Samantha Shannon
  • Prosper's Demon - K. J. Parker
  • The Queen of Ieflaria - Effie Calvin ★
  • Queen of the Tearling - Erika Johansen
  • A Quiet Kind Of Thunder - Sara Barnard
  • Radio Silence - Alice Oseman ➷
  • The Rage of Dragons - Evan Winter
  • The Raven Tower - Ann Leckie
  • Red Winter - Annette Marie
  • Salt Slow - Julia Armfield ➷
  • Severance - Ling Ma
  • Sky Without Stars - Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell
  • Sleeping Giants (The Themis Files #1) - Sylvain Neuvel ➷
  • A Song of Wraiths and Ruin - Roseanne A. Brown
  • Soul Breaker (City of Crows #1) - Clara Coulson ★
  • Spin the Dawn - Elizabeth Lim
  • The Starless Sea - Erin Morgenstern (physical)
  • Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel ➷
  • Stepsister - Jennifer Donnelly
  • Still Life With Tornado - A.S. King
  • The Storied Like of A.J. Fikry - Gabrielle Zavin
  • Storm Front (The Dresden Files #1) - Jim Butcher
  • Strange The Dreamer - Laini Taylor
  • Strange Grace - Tessa Gratton ★
  • A Study In Charlotte - Brittany Cavallaro
  • Surrender Your Sons - Adam Sass
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley - Patricia Highsmith
  • Tarnished Are The Stars - Rosiee Thor ★
  • A Taste of Honey - Kai Ashante Wilson
  • The Ten Thousand Doors of January - Alix E. Harrow
  • This Is How You Lose The Time War - Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone
  • Tin Man - Sarah Winman
  • To Kill A Kingdom - Alexandra Christo
  • The Traitor Baru Cormorant - Seth Dickinson
  • Truly Devious (Truly Devious #1) - Maureen Johnson (physical) ☾
  • Uprooted - Naomi Novik
  • Upright Women Wanted - Sarah Gailey
  • Vicious - V.E. Schwab
  • Warcross - Marie Lu
  • The Watchmaker of Filigree Street - Natasha Pulley ➷
  • We Set the Dark on Fire - Tehlor Kay Mejia
  • Where The Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens ➷
  • Why We Broke Up - Daniel Handler
  • The Wicker King - K. Ancrum ★
  • Wilder Girls - Rory Power ★
  • A Winter's Promise (The Mirror Visitor #1) - Christine Dabos (translated)
  • Witchmark - c. l. polk ★
  • A Woman Is No Man - Etaf Rum ➷

mystery/thrillerssssss:

  • All The Missing Girls - Megan Miranda
  • Bird Box - Josh Malerman
  • The Boy from the Woods - Harlan Coben
  • The Broken Girls - Simone St. James
  • The Cabin at the End of the World - Paul Tremblay
  • Come Find Me - Megan Miranda
  • Dark Places - Gillian Flynn
  • Disappearing Earth - Julia Phillips
  • Don't Look For Me - Wendy Walker
  • The Dry - Jane Harper
  • Eddie Flynn books #1-4 - Steve Cavanagh
  • Eight Perfect Murders - Peter Swanson
  • Foe - Iain Reid
  • The Guest List - Lucy Foley
  • Her Pretty Face - Robyn Harding
  • Home Before Dark - Riley Sager
  • The Hunting Party - Lucy Foley
  • In A Dark, Dark Wood - Ruth Ware
  • Kill Creek - Scott Thomas
  • The Kind Worth Killing - Peter Swanson
  • I Know You Know - Gilly MacMillan
  • The Last Flight - Julie Clark
  • I Let You Go - Clare Mackintosh
  • In The Dark - Loreth Anne White
  • Long Bright River - Liz Moore
  • Lost Hills - Lee Goldberg
  • The Luminous Dead - Caitlin Starling
  • Miracle Creek - Angie Kim
  • Misery - Stephen King
  • Monday's Not Coming - Tiffany D. Jackson
  • Never Tell - Lisa Gardner
  • The Night Swim - Megan Goldin
  • No Exit - Taylor Adams
  • The One - John Marrs
  • One of Us is Lying - Karen M. McManus
  • The Other People - CJ Tudor
  • Permafrost - Alastair Reynolds
  • The River - Peter Heller
  • Seven Deadly Shadows - Courtney Alameda
  • Slade House - David Mitchell
  • Someone We Know - Shari Lapena
  • Sometimes I Lie - Alice Feeney
  • The Sun Down Motel - Simone St. James
  • Take Me Apart - Sara Sligar
  • These Women - Ivy Pochoda
  • Triptych - Karin Slaughter
  • The Turn of the Key - Ruth Ware
  • The Wife Stalker - Liv Constantine
  • You Are Not Alone - Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pakkanen

graphic novels (not manga - i log that on MAL):

  • Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me - Mariko Tamaki
  • This One Summer - Jillian & Mariko Tamaki
  • The Complete Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi
  • Bloom - Kevin Panetta
  • Monstress - Marjorie M. Liu
  • The One Hundred Nights of Hero - Isabel Greenberg
  • Becoming Unbecoming - Una
  • In Real Life - Jen Wang
  • Are You Listening? - Tillie Walden
  • On A Sunbeam - Tillie Walden

short stories/anthologies/essays/etc:

  • All Out - Saundra Mitchell
  • Because You Love to Hate Me - Amerie
  • The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories - Angela Carter
  • Convenience Store Woman - Sayaka Murata
  • The Forward Collection - 6 misc authors
  • Lot: Stories - Bryan Washington
  • Obviously - Akilah Hughes
  • Meet Cute - Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Monstrous Affections - Kelly Link
  • Someone Who Will Love You In All Your Damaged Glory - Raphael Bob-Waksberg
  • Southern Lady Code - Helen Ellis
  • A Thousand Beginnings and Endings - Ellen Oh

poetry:

  • Dogs Songs, Upstream, Felicity, and Dream Work - Mary Oliver
  • Diving Into The Wreck - Adrienne Rich
  • Zami - Audre Lorde
  • No Matter The Wreckage - Sarah Kay
  • Selected Poems - Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Love Poems - Pablo Neruda
  • Brute: Poems - Emily Skaja
  • Flèche - Mary Jean Chan
  • Life of the Party - Olivia Gatwood
  • The Half-God of Rainfall - Inua Ellams

nonfiction:

  • Ain't I a Woman - bell hooks
  • All The Single Ladies - Rebecca Traister
  • Barracoon - Zora Neale Hurston
  • Becoming - Michelle Obama
  • Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert
  • The Body Keeps the Score - Bessel A. van der Kolk
  • Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies - Tara Schuster
  • Dear Girls - Ali Wong
  • Digital Minimalism - Cal Newport
  • Driven To Distraction - Edward M. Hallowell
  • Everything I Know About Love - Dolly Alderton
  • The Fire Next Time - James Baldwin
  • The Fire This Time - Jesmyn Ward &co
  • Freedom is a Constant Struggle - Angela Y. Davis
  • Grit - Angela Duckworth
  • Heavy - Kiese Laymon
  • Hood Feminism - Mikki Kendall
  • How Not to Get Shot - D.L. Hughley
  • How to Be an Antiracist - Ibram X. Kendi
  • How To Do Nothing - Jenny Odell
  • How We Fight For Our Lives - Saeed Jones
  • I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou
  • I Like To Watch - Emily Nussbaum
  • An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States - Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
  • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone - Lori Gottlieb
  • The Meat Racket - Christopher Leonard
  • The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander
  • One Person, No Vote - Carol Anderson
  • A Primer for Forgetting - Lewis Hyde
  • Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland - Patrick Radden Keefe
  • Sister Outsider - Audre Lorde
  • Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Caitlin Doughty
  • Stamped from the Beginning - Ibram X. Kendi
  • Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered - Karen Kilgariff
  • The Sun Does Shine - Anthony Ray Hinton
  • Thick - Tressie McMillan Cottom
  • Trick Mirror - Jia Tolentino
  • What A Time To Be Alone - Chidera Eggerue
  • What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker - Damon Young
  • Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together In The Cafeteria? - Beverly Daniel Tatum
  • You Play The Girl - Carina Chocano

work-related nonfiction:

  • Ask For It - Linda Babcock
  • Atomic Habits - James Clear
  • Crucial Conversations - Kerry Patterson
  • Dare to Lead - Brené Brown
  • Dear Client - Bonnie Siegler
  • The Hard Thing About Hard Things - Ben Horowitz
  • How to Fail: Everything I've Ever Learned from Things Going Wrong - Elizabeth Day
  • How Women Rise - Sally Helgesen
  • It Doesn't Have To Be Crazy At Work - Jason Fried
  • Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed For Men - Caroline Criado Perez
  • The Lean Startup - Eric Ries
  • The Myth of the Nice Girl - Fran Hauser
  • The Product Book - Product School/Carlos González de Villaumbrosia and Josh Anon
  • Range - David J. Epstein
  • Technically Wrong - Sara Wachter-Boettcher
  • Weapons of Math Destruction - Cathy O'Neil
  • What You Do Is Who You Are - Ben Horowitz

mlm romance:

  • Band Sinister - K.J. Charles
  • Boyfriend Material - Alexis Hall
  • Camp - L.C. Rosen
  • Dirty Kiss - Rhys Ford
  • The Fascinators - Andrew Eliopulos
  • Finding Joy - Adriana Herrera
  • Fish Stick Fridays - Rhys Ford
  • Gives Light - Rose Christo
  • Glitterland - Alexis Hall
  • The Gravity of Us - Phil Stamper
  • Heated Rivalry - Rachel Reid
  • Here’s To You, Zeb Pike - Johanna Parkhurst
  • The House in the Cerulean Sea - TJ Klune
  • How to Repair a Mechanical Heart - J.C. Lillis
  • Latakia - JF Smith
  • The Mysterious And Amazing Blue Billings - Lily Morton
  • Riven - Roan Parrish
  • The Rules and Regulations for Mediating Myths & Magic - F.T. Lukens
  • Silent - Sara Alva
  • Someday, Someday - Emma Scott
  • Think of England - K.J. Charles
  • Two Rogues Make a Right - Cat Sebastian
  • Wolfsong - TJ Klune
  • Work For It - Talia Hibbert
  • Ziggy, Stardust and Me - James Brandon

wlw romance:

  • Before You Say I Do - Clare Lydon
  • Breaking Character - Lee Winter
  • Casting Lacey - Elle Spencer
  • The Falling In Love Montage - Ciara Smyth
  • First Position - Melissa Brayden
  • The Gravity Between Us - Kristen Zimmer
  • The Henna Wars - Adiba Jaigirdar
  • How To Make A Wish - Ashley Herring Blake
  • The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics - Olivia Waite
  • The Love Song of Sawyer Bell - Avon Gale
  • Out On Good Behavior - Dahlia Adler
  • Poppy Jenkins - Clare Ashton
  • The Roommate Arrangement - Jae
  • The Stars and the Blackness Between Them - Junauda Petrus
  • Something To Talk About - Meryl Wilsner
  • A Story Of Now - Emily O'Beirne
  • Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel - Sara Farizan
  • Tell Me How You Really Feel - Aminah Mae Safi
  • Training Ground - Kate Christie
  • Undone - Bryce Oakley (novella)
  • Who'd Have Thought - G Benson

m/f romance:

  • Attachments - Rainbow Rowell (buddy read w my mom)
  • The Austen Playbook - Lucy Parker
  • Bringing Down The Duke - Evie Dunmore
  • The Dare (Briar U #4) - Elle Kennedy
  • Don't You Forget About Me - Mhari McFarlane
  • My Favorite Half-Night Stand - Christina Lauren
  • Foolish Hearts - Emma Mills
  • Foreplay - Sophie Jordan
  • Get a Life, Chloe Brown - Talia Hibbert
  • Gilded Cage - K.J. Charles
  • Heidi’s Guide to Four Letter Words - Tara Sivec & Andi Arndt ☾
  • How To Walk Away - Katherine Center
  • If I Never Met You - Mhairi McFarlane
  • It Sounded Better In My Head - Nina Kenwood
  • In Your Dreams (Blue Heron #4) - Kristan Higgins
  • The Guy on the Right - Kate Stewart
  • Life and Other Inconveniences - Kristan Higgins
  • Love in the Afternoon - Lisa Kleypas
  • Love Lettering - Kate Clayborn
  • Make a Scene - Mimi Grace
  • Man Hands - Sarina Bowen
  • Praying for Rain - BB Easton
  • Small Change - Roan Parrish
  • The Switch - Beth O'Leary
  • Unveiled - Courtney Milan
  • Would Like to Meet - Rachel Winters
  • The Year We Fell Down - Sarina Bowen ☾
  • You Deserve Each Other - Sarah Hogle
nov 10 2019 ∞
oct 26 2020 +