Speaking directly to the reader, Frederick Joseph offers powerful reflections on his own experiences with racism. As a former "token Black kid", he now presents himself as the friend many readers need, touching on topics including cultural appropriation, "reverse racism" and white privilege. Featuring interviews with figures such as writer Angie Thomas, content creator Toni … Continue reading On Being A Better White Person
Requests and to-dos bombard your phone and inbox, day and night. Information and distractions claw at your time and attention. You're always busy, always searching for the finish line ... or at least the pause button. Life feels like an endless series of "what's nexts"--what's the next meeting, task, obligation, goal, achievement?
Yesterday was day one of the Reading Rush, and I read one book of my tbr! Unfortunately it was the shortest, but I am making progress. I had hoped to have finished my current series before the Rush, but that didn't happen, so I am still reading those, as well as hopefully finding the time … Continue reading Reading Rush Day One
The Reading Rush starts tomorrow, and I thought that it would be a good time to share my TBR with you. I am going to attempt all challenges with no repeats, so wish me luck! Read a book completely not in your house. For this challenge, I am going to read Northern Lights by Philip … Continue reading Reading Rush TBR
How are we half way through the year already? I'm not sure either, but it's time to do the tag! BEST BOOK YOU’VE READ SO FAR IN 2020 Dread Nation by Justina Ireland ane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg and Chancellorsville—derailing the War Between the … Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out Tag
I'm moving back to university in the second week of July, and would like to make my way through some books that I want to read before then so that I don't have to take them with me and take up extra space. Since series have to be kept together (I didn't make up the … Continue reading Books To Read Before I Move
I'm moving house in a couple of weeks, back to university. As I've been looking at my TBR list, I realised that I had a number of middle grade books in large series that I didn't particularly want to take back with me, so I am trying to read them before I move. Hence why … Continue reading Turns Out Middle Grade Books Are Easy To Get Through