Note: I received an advance reader copy of Odd Spirits from the author in exchange for a book review. It takes a lot of commitment to make a marriage between a ceremonial magician and a chaos witch work, but when a malevolent entity takes up residence in Rhys and Moira’s home, their love will be … Continue reading Book Review: Odd Spirits by S.T. Gibson
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! I did not know much about The Hate U Give when it was released, but I … Continue reading Read and Resist: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
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! Between how outraged I always am with the patriarchy and how our nation is in the … Continue reading Read and Resist: Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu
During the summer, my mother would take my brother and I to the library every single week. We were voracious readers no matter the time of year, but there is something especially magical about summer reading. The long days spent by the pool, the family vacations, the school-free hours--they all begged to have a book … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror: Favorites in Non-Fiction
I have never been one for New Year's resolutions. I'm not sure if that philosophy is due to my previous failings or some deeply rooted cynicism, but every year is the same: while everyone toasts to the new year and announces their goals, I stay silent. If I say anything at all, it's more of a hypothetical … Continue reading Reading List: Dumbledore’s Army Read-A-Thon
This year's election has been one of the most divisive, tumultuous races in recent history. Many of us are still battling shock, fear, or a sinister combination of the two--but we are determined to keep fighting. While petitions and protests have dominated my Facebook feed, I have also heard the rally cry of my fellow … Continue reading Words, Words, Words
As I mentioned in my previous post, I am slightly obsessed with the phenomenon that is Pokémon Go. Judging from the amount of people I see every day following Lure Modules and traveling to various gyms across town, you might also be a Pokémon Trainer--and if that's the case, then this is the post for you, my friend. … Continue reading Book Tag: Pokémon Go!