Contemporary Literature

The Girl with the Louding Voice

It’s really hard not to notice this novel, with a cover like that. Honestly. It’s bright and gorgeous and one of those covers that absolutely makes you want to judge the book inside and read it even if you really don’t even have an idea what it’s about. So that’s about where I was with… Continue reading The Girl with the Louding Voice

Non-Review Posts

Intentionally Decolonizing My Reading

I've written and re-written this post in my head. There are so many words, but in the end, this is what it comes down to: Black Lives Matter. Read Black authors. Non-fiction AND fiction. There is much to learn, yes, but also much Black joy and Black art to support and love. There are so… Continue reading Intentionally Decolonizing My Reading

Contemporary Literature

Fruit of the Drunken Tree

This was the inaugural book for #readacrossinstagram, co-sponsored by @saltwaterreads, @litonhst, and @words.between.worlds. So essentially everyone who participates in any or all of those three bookstagram-based book clubs would be reading the same book, altogether, this month. First, what a heartwarming use of technology and digital (book-related) community! And second, what an amazing book choice… Continue reading Fruit of the Drunken Tree