A Queer and Pleasant Danger: The True Story of a Nice Jewish Boy Who Joins the Church of Scientology and Leaves Twelve Years Later to Become the Lovely Lady She is Today – Review

A Queer and Pleasant Danger : A Memoir Kate Bornstein   Summary: "A stunningly original memoir of a nice Jewish boy who joined the Church of Scientology and left twelve years later, ultimately transitioning to a woman. A few years later, she stopped calling herself a woman and became famous as a gender outlaw. Kate… Continue reading A Queer and Pleasant Danger: The True Story of a Nice Jewish Boy Who Joins the Church of Scientology and Leaves Twelve Years Later to Become the Lovely Lady She is Today – Review

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What Cats Do Book Tag

Hello everyone! I wasn't tagged to do this but I saw this tag on Maxxesbooktopia and wanted to do it too! Be sure to check out their post before or after you read this! Thanks!   Rules If you do this tag please credit me at Kate@ meltingpotsandothercalamities Answer the questions And tag as many people… Continue reading What Cats Do Book Tag

Top Five Wednesday – Reading Resolutions

This week's t5w is actually Books You Didn't Get to In 2017 but as I did top ten Tuesday with basically the same topic, I decided to do the t5w that I missed last week! Some reading resolutions for this year. It'll be different for everyone. Some may want to read more non-fiction, some may want to… Continue reading Top Five Wednesday – Reading Resolutions

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books We Meant To Read In 2017 But Didn’t Get To

And I'm totally sure I'll get to them this year... *fingers crossed*     I wanted to buy/borrow all of these are read them last year. I might get to most of them this year. I know I asked my library to order in a couple of these and my partner loaned me one and… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books We Meant To Read In 2017 But Didn’t Get To

Review and Recommendation – The Wicked + The Divine

Since I'm doing a Q&A tomorrow for the last day of the year (which means you can still send in questions), I've decided to do one final review and recommendation for the year. I recently finished volumes 3-5 of The Wicked + The Divine. This is an absolutely fantastic and genius graphic novel series that… Continue reading Review and Recommendation – The Wicked + The Divine

Friday Recommendation – 365 Days of Wonder

A companion to the Wonder novel, this is a book inspired by one of the characters, a teacher in fact who each day gives out a new precept. This book is filled with precepts, some of which I wish more people lived by. 365 Days of Wonder is mostly precepts, one to each page, with… Continue reading Friday Recommendation – 365 Days of Wonder

Top Five Wednesday – Books from Before You Joined the ‘Community’

Whether it be Booklr or Goodreads or blogging, what are some books I read before I started all this?   This is a pretty good question... I started Goodreads and bookish things when I was quite young because I absolutely love and enjoy books. But here are some that I really loved:     I… Continue reading Top Five Wednesday – Books from Before You Joined the ‘Community’

Top Ten Tuesday – Ten Hidden Gem Books in X Genre

Top ten Hidden Gems in a genre of my choosing! Wow, this is going to be pretty interesting. I'm choosing the genre of horror- now, I'm honestly not sure how much these are 'hidden' gems but they're all books within the horror-ish/thriller genre that I've really enjoyed. I probably even won't reach 10 but let's… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Ten Hidden Gem Books in X Genre