The Fifth Annual Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards

Hello and Welcome to the Fifth (yes, fifth!) Annual Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards! This is my annual, very rigorous, very competitive, highly esteemed way of looking back at what I've read over the past year and rating it by a merit system known only to myself. Eligible books must have been read by me… Continue reading The Fifth Annual Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards

Best Translated Work: The 2021 Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards

Reading more work translated from other languages into English is a goal of mine every year. I never seem to read as many as I hope to but I'm determined to keep making an effort. Since I only speak and read one language, reading translations is the best way to access an entire other world… Continue reading Best Translated Work: The 2021 Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards

The Third Annual Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards

Hello and welcome! This is the Third Annual Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards. It's a literary award that I made up and means essentially nothing. I choose the categories and assign the winner. The winner receives nothing. As I said, essentially meaningless, but I have fun doing it and it's a way to look back… Continue reading The Third Annual Karissa Reads Books Literary Awards