Poetry

Homie

This collection, and Smith's poetry in general, were put on my radar by @booksteahenny. I don't read a lot of poetry, as you know, so I added this to the list for the next time I was in the mood for it. And then, after a suggestion from @lifeofgabriellejane after I posted about the last collection I read… Continue reading Homie

Children's · Contemporary Literature · Poetry

Other Words for Home

I picked this one up as part of my low-key attempt at the 2021 Reading Women Challenge. To be honest, middle grade is just not my reading sweet spot, but an occasional foray into it usually doesn't go awry. I'd seen this one around a few times and I do love the cover, so when I saw one… Continue reading Other Words for Home

Nonfiction · Poetry

A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing

This isn’t a book that I’ve seen around or reviewed often. In fact, I had to request my library purchase it since they didn’t already have a copy when I went looking to borrow it. So, I had to wait for it to be bought and delivered before, excitingly, being the first person to borrow… Continue reading A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing

Poetry

Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems

I picked up this collection of poetry in honor of Native American Heritage Month. There are so many ways to read diversely, and I try to vary them, but it’s difficult. So using these “official” recognition months as a guide throughout the year is very helpful for me. Plus, this was the theme for November… Continue reading Conflict Resolution for Holy Beings: Poems