In February 2014, Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way discussions of race and racism in Britain were constantly being led by those who weren't affected by it. She posted the piece on her blog, and gave it the title: 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race'. Her powerful, passionate… Continue reading Book Review & Musings // Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Happy Sunday, all of you wonderful human beings! 🌻 I don't think I've ever scheduled a blog post for a Sunday before, but apparently university is turning my entire life upside down … I hope you're all having a fantastic weekend, and without further ado—let's chat for a bit! 💭 I've recently come to the conclusion… Continue reading Bookish Musings & Discussion Time // Reviewing (ARCs) is Hard
There’s been a steadily increasing amount of books that follow the what can almost be called "trend" of portraying strong female characters in books—girls like Katniss from The Hunger Games, who are physically strong and skillful, and just as capable as their male counterparts, if not more—but something I haven’t seen promoted and talked about… Continue reading Bookish Musings & Discussion Time // Why We Need (More) Confident Female Characters
Hi, guys!! I hope you're all having a great weekend! 💫 Today, I’m here with an issue that has cost me many sleepless nights in the past, and still does—mostly figuratively speaking, of course (I may have a fondness for hyperboles)—but also literally*. *Yes, I sometimes spend the time during which I unsuccessfully try to… Continue reading Bookish Musings & Discussion Time // I … Hate Books?