Discussion: Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates From Goodreads In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an … Continue reading Discussion: Between the World and Me

Standalone Sunday/review: the Female of the Species

Standalone Sunday is a feature created here where each Sunday you feature a standalone book (not part of a series) that you loved or would recommend! Since I wanted to highlight this book but hadn't yet reviewed it and had too many thoughts for a short post, I thought I'd do them in the same post. The Female … Continue reading Standalone Sunday/review: the Female of the Species

Mini review: We Should All Be Feminists

We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Paraphrased from Goodreads What does “feminism” mean today? With humor and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century—one rooted in inclusion and awareness. She shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviors that … Continue reading Mini review: We Should All Be Feminists

Book review: the Night Circus

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Paraphrased from Goodreads The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it, no paper notices plastered on lampposts and billboards. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.  Within these nocturnal black-and-white striped tents awaits an utterly unique, a feast for the senses, where one can get lost … Continue reading Book review: the Night Circus