Read and Resist: Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

Welcome to Read and Resist, a blog series where I review books that amplify marginalized voices and address social justice issues. This includes fiction and non-fiction books (especially #OwnVoices), so if you have any suggestions, please let me know! Warning: this review contains spoilers.  Young adult fiction has always been my favorite. Not only does … Continue reading Read and Resist: Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

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Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

This book review was originally published on katiegilgour.com.  Note: As a member of the Launch Team, I received an advance reader copy from the publisher.  Inspired: Slaying Giants Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again One Woman’s Journey Back to Loving the Bible If the Bible isn’t a science book or an instruction manual, … Continue reading Book Review: Inspired by Rachel Held Evans

The Paris of the South

I'm lucky enough to have more than one best friend, and I'm even luckier to count my mom among them. I know it sounds cliché (especially on Mother's Day) but it's true. We do all the typical mother-daughter things: I call her when I'm angry and need to vent, and I call her just to … Continue reading The Paris of the South