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

Book Review - Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race // Sprinkles of Dreams

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

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Book Recommendations // Non-Fiction Literature

Non-Fiction Book Recommendations // Sprinkles of Dreams

Hi, guys! 🌸 Welcome back to another post in which I scream about amazing books! Before I get to the recommendations; some of you have noticed my absence here since last week, and I just wanted to let you know that I'm in fact on a little hiatus for personal reasons, but I miss you… Continue reading Book Recommendations // Non-Fiction Literature

Bookish Musings & Discussion Time // Why We Need (More) Confident Female Characters

Why We Need More Confident Female Characters // Sprinkles of Dreams

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

Book Review // Hunger by Roxane Gay

Hunger - A Memoir of My Body by Roxane Gay // Book Review Sprinkles of Dreams

In her phenomenally popular essays and long-running Tumblr blog, Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and body, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. As a woman who describes her own body as “wildly undisciplined,” Roxane understands… Continue reading Book Review // Hunger by Roxane Gay

Book Review // We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie // Book Review

What does “feminism” mean today? In this personal, eloquently argued essay—adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and her deep understanding of the often masked realities of… Continue reading Book Review // We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie