I created a website called Millefeuilles.cloud, which uses Bookwyrm and which lets people talk about books on the Fediverse.
In anticipation of Truth and Reconciliation Day, I read this week for the first time the book 21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality by Bob Joseph, published in 2018.
This book edited by Magali Guilbault Fitzbay and discussing the different strategies of inclusive, feminist, and nonbinary writing is exceptional and gets my very strong recommendation!
My reading this winter, especially on politics and history, has been oddly prophetic in the worst way.
My review of the first volume of Marco Rudy's absolutely beautiful bande dessinée, I mean, graphic novel!
I borrowed a copy of Rachel Maddow's 2019 book, Blowout, over the winter holidays and got through it in a fortnight. Here are a few of my thoughts on this exposé of a few major actors in the oil and gas industry:
This year's categories: Favourite Supervillain Novel; Favourite Mythological Remix; Favourite Family Mythmaking; Favourite Weaving of History and Historical Fiction; Favourite Epistolary Mindfuck; and Favourite Bildungsroman! (Oh, and Favourite Nonfiction too!)
A graphic novel caught my eye recently, the French translation of Fourteen Wolves: A Rewilding Story by Catherine Barr and Jenni Desmond.
A round-up of some of the research done over the past months on feudalism, knights, tournaments, and queer & trans people throughout the so-called Middle Ages (mostly).
A stream-of-consciousness exploration of my recent dive into Western sapphic romance fanfiction/novels.