Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea

Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea (pub. May 30, 2023) by Rita Chang-Eppig is a thoughtful historical novel about life and piracy as experienced by one woman–Shek Yeung–based on the real-life pirate queen who commanded a confederation of pirates in the South China Sea in the early 1800s. As the novel opens, ShekContinue reading “Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea”

Weightless: Making Space for my Resilient Body and Soul

This is a great book of essays dealing with the intersectionality of anti-fatness, racism, misogyny, and chronic illness, written by an astute observer of pop culture.

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

Beautifully written, full of quotable lines, Zevin has created a story about the art of making games that also deals with grief and the heartache of the world, and how to keep making art through it all.

100th Review–Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture

100th Review! Comment on this post to enter a celebratory giveaway of Fat Talk: Parenting in the Age of Diet Culture, a can’t-miss book for any parents who have concerns about raising their kids to survive, think for themselves, and thrive, whatever their size, in our current diet culture.