Category: Reading

Not My President

Cover of Parable of the Sower

My President is Black. Still. Last year one of my goals was to visit DC for the first time. The plan was to spend a week there for my birthday so I’d see it before Obama left. But then I…

2016 Reading Year in Review

cover of When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina

2016 will probably forever be remembered as The Worst, but at least I read great books? It’s been a while since I stopped setting specific reading goals. Now I just try to branch out in new areas. Here’s how 2016…

Red Queen: Red Blood

Red Queen Cover

[Content note: This post contains tons of spoilers for Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard.] The major premise in Red Queen is a lie. Mare Barrow is a Red: poor, ordinary, born to serve her betters. But when she displays special abilities that only Silvers…

#DiverseCanLit chats are back!

diversity

After a long wait, I’m happy to finally announce that the DiverseCanLit chats are back! Back in January, I expressed my disappointment that the chats had lapsed and turned to all of you for help. And y’all really came through.…