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Let’s Talk Bookish: How are you doing on your reading goals so far this year?

Hello, and welcome to The Pigeon! Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly discussion hosted by Aria @ Book Nook Bits, and this week’s topic was suggested by Amber @ Escape Life in the Pages! Did you set any reading goals for yourself at the beginning of the year? I’m an extremely planning- and checklist-oriented person, … Continue reading “Let’s Talk Bookish: How are you doing on your reading goals so far this year?”

The Pigeon’s Guide to Reading and Enjoying Shakespeare

Hello and welcome to the blog! If you’ve been around here awhile, you’ll know that I love the works of William Shakespeare: watching them, reading them, and occasionally even performing in them. But they’re not always the most accessible for new readers. Language has changed a lot since they were written, much of their context … Continue reading “The Pigeon’s Guide to Reading and Enjoying Shakespeare”

“A Thousand Steps Into Night” Toes A Very Promising Line

In Traci Chee’s first work of fantasy since her wonderful The Reader trilogy, we meet the “unremarkable” personage of Miuko, an innkeeper’s daughter who tries her best to be everything she is not: meek, quiet, tidy, and acceptable. But when a sudden kiss from a shaoha sets Miuko on the path to becoming a demon … Continue reading ““A Thousand Steps Into Night” Toes A Very Promising Line”