April Wrap-Up // basically just more graphic novels

Happy May! I hope that now that we are in the “brings May flowers” part of the rhyme, the rain can be over, because I am really looking forward to some sunshine! April was both a rainy and busy month for me. It was the last full month of school, without a spring break to buoy me through like March had. As a result, most of the books I read this month were either for school or were audiobooks.

I was very ambitious going into this month, so I didn’t quite meet all my reading goals. However, that is not to say I had a poor reading month. I re-read Imogen, Obviously in preparation to write my review for this blog (posted now!), and that was definitely my favorite book of the month. However, my reading for class introduced me to a few other really amazing books, including Mira Jacob’s Good Talk: a Memoir in Conversations and Let There be Light by Liana Finck. As with last month, because I am taking a class in graphic novels, I ended up reading a lot of graphic novels this month, which really helped boost my overall book count.

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Review: Empty Theatre by Jac Jemc

  • Title: Empty Theatre
  • Author: Jac Jemc
  • Genre: historical fiction
  • Intended audience: adult
  • Format read: audiobook ARC
  • Publisher: MCD
  • Pub date: February 21, 2023
  • Content warnings: “period typical” homophobia and sexism, suicide attempt, death, ableism (particularly with regard to mental illness), forced institutionalization
  • Rating: 4/5 stars

Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.

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