Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada, a day to celebrate and recognize the Indigenous culture in Canada. And with recent horrific discoveries in Canada, I wanted to spotlight some Indigenous authors. So today, I'm going to talk about some of my favourite books by Indigenous authors, as well … Continue reading Spotlighting Indigenous authors
Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law by Haben Girma From Goodreads Born with deaf-blindness, Girma grew up with enough vision to know when someone was in front of her and enough hearing to know when someone close to her was talking. However, she had difficulty reading facial features or distinguishing people in group … Continue reading Book review: Haben
Hello friends and fellow book lovers, I hope you're doing well! A couple of weeks ago, I announced that I'm hosting round 4 of graphics-a-thon, a readathon aimed at reading graphic novels, comics, etc. Round 4 is running from June 21-27, if you want to join us! So for today's post, I thought I'd go … Continue reading Graphics-a-thon recommendations!
Happy Friday, friends! I hope you've been having a great week so far. Today, I'm going to be talking about some series I want to read and finish. I'm typically not a huge series reader; I tend to like standalones so I don't have to commit to reading multiple books. But there are some series … Continue reading Series I actually want to read and finish
Hello, friends! Time to talk about some more books on my TBR! This is a series where I talk about a specific subset of books on my TBR. I've done a few posts of really long lists of books on my TBR, so for these posts I'm going to try to keep the list fairly … Continue reading Books on my TBR: classics by men
Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family by Amanda Jetté Knox From Goodreads All Amanda Jetté Knox ever wanted was to enjoy a stable life. She never knew her biological father, and while her mother and stepfather were loving parents, the situation was sometimes chaotic. While still a teenager, she met the … Continue reading Book review: Love Lives Here
Hi friends, happy June! I'm so excited to announce that I will be co-hosting round 4 of Graphics-a-thon! This is a read-a-thon with the aim of reading anything with graphics as the main storytelling feature/device. This can include graphic novels or memoirs, comic books, manga, picture books if you want. Anything that tells the story … Continue reading Graphics-a-thon announcement + TBR
Hello hello hello, happy (almost) June, everyone! I hope you had a lovely May. Books Read From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle: 5 starsThe Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed: 4 starsHaben by Haben Girma: 4 starsThe Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz: 3.5 starsThe Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead: 3.5 starsHome by Toni Morrison: … Continue reading May wrap-up!
Happy Friday, friends! I've done a couple of posts where I talked about the books I had on hold at the library, and thought I'd do another one. I have no impulse control and consistently put books on hold at the library, and then wonder why I read almost no physical books. I also recommend … Continue reading Books I have on hold at the library (pt. 3)
The Future of Another Timeline by Analee Newitz From Goodreads 1992: After a confrontation at a riot grrl concert, seventeen-year-old Beth finds herself in a car with her friend's abusive boyfriend dead in the backseat, agreeing to help her friends hide the body. This murder sets Beth and her friends on a path of escalating … Continue reading Mini review: The Future of Another Timeline
Hello, friends! On Wednesday, I talked about some classics by women on my TBR that I want to read, and next week I'm going to be talking about classics by men. But today, I thought we could talk about the classics that I have read! Which, granted, isn't many. But I thought it could be … Continue reading All the classics I’ve read
Hello, friends! Time to talk about some more books on my TBR! This is a series where I talk about a specific subset of books on my TBR. I've done a few posts of really long lists of books on my TBR, so for these posts I'm going to try to keep the list fairly … Continue reading Books on my TBR: classics by women