Category: 2023 TBR Pile Challenge

May Check-in #TBRYear10

Hello, TBR Pile Challengers!  Welcome to the FIFTH checkpoint for our TENTH ANNUAL TBR Pile Challenge! I hope you are all making good progress and enjoying yourselves (and your reading selections!)  We have more than 100 reviews/check-in posts linked up already, with 7 months… Continue Reading “May Check-in #TBRYear10”

Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse’s Steppenwolf is a haunting and profound exploration of the human condition, touching on themes of spirituality, sexuality, despair, and hope. At its core, the novel is a deeply introspective examination of the self, and the ways in which we construct and deconstruct… Continue Reading “Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse”

April #TBRYear10 Check-In!

Hello, TBR Pile Challengers!  We have made it through the First Quarter of this year’s TBR Pile Challenge! We already have more than 90 reviews/checkpoints linked up on our Mr. Linky, which is pretty great! How are you all doing with your selections? Any… Continue Reading “April #TBRYear10 Check-In!”

Look by Solmaz Sharif

Solmaz Sharif’s poetry collection, Look, is a powerful and moving exploration of language, war, and memory. Through her innovative use of language, Sharif captures the complexity and tragedy of the war in Iran, as well as the broader impact of militarism and violence on… Continue Reading “Look by Solmaz Sharif”

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

If you’re looking for a beautifully written, emotionally powerful novel that transports you to a different time and place, look no further than Min Jin Lee’s Pachinko. The plot of this epic multi-generational saga is both sweeping and intimate, taking readers on a journey… Continue Reading “Pachinko by Min Jin Lee”