Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro | Book Review

Hello friends! I’m back today with my first book review in a while, and it’s for Kazuo Ishiguro’s 2005 novel,┬áNever Let Me Go. I didn’t really love this one, and I was hesitant to write a mostly negative review, but I think it makes for an interesting case study. So, let’s talk about it, shall we? Continue Reading Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro | Book Review

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Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge: Book Review

Hello, friends! Today I’m talking about Reni Eddo-Lodge’s 2017 debut: Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race. Don’t let its provocative title fool you; this is an incredibly thorough, well-researched, and rational address to anti-racist BIPOC and non-marginalized allies alike. Continue Reading Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge: Book Review

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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates: Book Review

Hello, friends! Today, I’m sharing my review of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s book, Between the World and Me. Undoubtedly heartfelt and profoundly introspective, Coates attempts to answer the question: what does it mean to inhabit a Black body, and how does one reckon with all that that entails? Continue Reading Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates: Book Review

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The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin: Book Review

Hello, friends! Today I’m reviewing my favorite book of 2020: The Fifth Season, the first book in N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth trilogy. With multiple POVs, several timelines, and a diverse cast of characters, her novel tells a visceral tale of losing, finding, and forging yourself through fire. Continue Reading The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin: Book Review

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