Our Favorite Summer Books 2019
Viv wouldn’t have read anything if it weren’t for our Book Club
Kit’s thankful for our Charge What You’re Worth Club to help fund her insane Goodreads habit
Viv recommends Circe by Madeline Miller and we talk about the current popularity of ancient myths
Kit recommends the Shades of Magic trilogy by V.E. Schwab for all your magical adventure needs
We’re plotting our own adventure: a reading retreat in a Scottish castle! Details coming soon, spots will be very limited. Email us if you’re interested in joining!
Viv recommends Pachinko by Min Jin Lee and we learn about Japan’s history with Korea
Shoutout to Kim’s Convenience on Netflix!
Kit finally got around to reading Viv’s recommendation from last year’s summer book episode, The Power by Naomi Alderman and we’re obsessed
Ms. Alderman also wrote the fitness app Zombies, Run!
The Nomad + Spice Book Club is reading Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich in August
The Crazy Rich Asians trilogy is good, clean fun for all
After years of other fantasy fans asking her about it, Kit finally read The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss and it’s as good as everyone says
Taking a break from male authors for over a year is a WONDERFUL thing for noticing bias and the male gaze
We can’t stop talking about The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker
We did NOT enjoy the award-winning “Book of the Year” Normal People by Sally Rooney
“Just because a book is written by a woman doesn’t make it a feminist book.”
This month Kit is reading The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin, No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg, and Am I Ugly? by Michelle Elman
We’re excited about the Hunger Games prequel
When we lock ourselves in a castle, Viv’s goal is to read SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard