Sunday Salon: Thank You!

The winners for the Goodreads Independent Book Blogger Awards were announced earlier this week. If you recall, this blog was entered in the Adult Nonfiction category. Almost 10,000 people voted on over 800 blogs in 4 categories, so I was surprised to discover that this blog was one of the 15 finalists for the Adult NonfictionContinue reading “Sunday Salon: Thank You!”

Sunday Salon: World Book Night

World Book Night took place this week, and I had the pleasure of being the giver of twenty copies of La breve y maravillosa vida de Óscar Wao. A brief overview: I live in south Texas, about a fifteen minute drive from the Texas-Mexico border. A couple of years ago, Forbes listed two of theContinue reading “Sunday Salon: World Book Night”

Women’s History Month 2012

“You need to know who you are and where you come from.” – Nina Simone photo credit It’s my favorite time of the year again…Women’s History Month! As per tradition on this blog, all of March will be dedicated to women’s history and women’s studies-related posts. I’ve got lots of great books to talk about,Continue reading “Women’s History Month 2012”

Sunday Salon: Challenges, Challenges, Challenges!

It’s that time of the year again…you know, the time where book bloggers swear they won’t sign up for (too many) reading challenges but end up doing it anyway? I didn’t do as great in 2011 as I did in 2010. I’m going to come up a little short on the A-Z Challenge this yearContinue reading “Sunday Salon: Challenges, Challenges, Challenges!”