Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

The Girl Who Smiled Beads

I was intrigued by the title of this book before I even knew what it was about. I wanted to know who the girl who smiled beads was and what it even meant to smile beads. After reading the description, I realized it was completely different than what I was expecting (though I am not… Continue reading The Girl Who Smiled Beads

Contemporary Literature

Small Country

I first saw this book on @bookworm_man’s IG – a source I definitely trust for books. He had nothing but good things to say about it, so I knew, when I saw it as an option on First to Read, that I wanted it. Small Country by Gaël Faye “Genocide is an oil slick: those… Continue reading Small Country