Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some British titles!Continue reading “Books You Should Get Out Of the UK: July Edition”
Princesses standing up against the patriarchy, a royal marriage turning into a royal nightmare, horror and murder mysteries to keep you up at night…all great recipes for an entertaining summer! These exciting new releases are looking over will keep you your attention on the exciting story instead of your disappearing (or lack of) tan lines:Continue reading “Books to Read This Month: July Edition”
Pages: 112 pages
Published: September 8, 2020
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Genre: Young Adult,Poetry, NonfictionContinue reading “Book Review: Somebody Give This Heart A Pen by Sophia Thakur”
On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans were notified of their freedom by Union troops in Galveston Bay, TX, two years after the the Emancipation Proclamation was issued. This day is widely celebrated as the end of slavery in America and is known as Emancipation Day or “Juneteenth”.
It is always important to learn more our country’s past, however, it is becoming more poignant to understand more from our tragic past. This is more than just another anti-racism booklist. These are book recommendations that talk about a topic some people are uncomfortable to discuss. To make way for a better future, we have to learn more our past. And these are some books that will help you get started:Continue reading “Celebrate Juneteenth with Reading”
This week is Refugee Week, a week long festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. Now more than ever, we need to shut down the misconceptions that we have of refugees and bring forth more positive encounters and promoting a culture of learning from one another and also, of welcoming one another. And there is no better way to facilitate that feeling through reading.
Below, you will find a list of book recommendations that are great conversation starters. If you want to know more about Refugee Week, the organization’s purpose and education resources, please visit their website:Continue reading “Books To Celebrate Refugee Week”
“What does a monster look like? Jam asked.
Her mother focused on her, cupping her cheek in a chalky hand. “Monsters don’t look like anything, doux-doux. That’s the whole point. That’s the whole problem.”
― Akwaeke Emezi, Pet
Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some British titles!Continue reading “Books You Should Get Out Of the UK: June Edition”
I am not good at talking about politics or current events. Just because I have been silent on social media about what is going on, does not mean that I am not aware that I do not care about what is going on. My heart broke when I saw that video. My soul was in despair when another minority was lost to police brutality.Continue reading “The Heart of the Matter”
You many not be able to go to the beach this summer, but that does not mean you shouldn’t pile up on your summer TBR shelf. There are great selections from secluded killer islands to a new twist on classic gothic horror that will make you forget about not getting to go to the beach (well, almost….):Continue reading “Books to Read This Month: June Edition”