My Most Anticipated 2020 Releases by Black Authors

As you probably already know, February is Black History Month. Which is great, because I do think it gets a lot more people to learn more about black history, which is a really important part of history in general. Really, though, I think we should be exploring black history all year, not just one month. […]

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Romance Recommendations

I’ll be honest: I kind of hate Valentine’s Day. I’m not a fan of pink or hearts (the shape of which was originally modeled after female anatomy or ancient contraceptives – and yes, I ruin a lot of things with history #sorrynotsorry). And I don’t like a holiday that gives couples unreasonable expectations and single […]

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February Reading List

I can’t believe it’s February already! January was so quick (and stressful). Honestly, I think February is probably going to be more of the same. At least for a few weeks, because then I’m going on vacation! And since I’m not anticipating having much time to read this month (and also because I didn’t finish […]

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January Wrap Up

This month has been… a lot. I’m currently getting used to a new job (which isn’t officially mine yet, I just have to do it until they go through the whole interview process) and prepping for the biggest trip I’ve taken in thirteen years. Which I didn’t have to plan because I was seventeen and […]

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This Year, I'm Challenging Myself to…

I like challenging myself in my reading. And, every year, I seem to come up with a new way to do it. About four years ago, I decided I wanted to read one nonfiction book a month, which has completely changed my reading habits (I read over 25% nonfiction last year). Then I decided to […]

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Book Review | The Illness Lesson

I really enjoy good feminist historical fiction. I think there’s a lot of opportunity for great commentary on the treatment of women. So I was definitely intrigued when I read the synopsis for Clare Beams’s The Illness Lesson. It felt a little bit Salem Witch Trial-y to me, which I am totally on board for. […]

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Weekly Wrap Up – January 26

It’s been a very long week. Which you might have guessed from my lack of posts (or if you follow me on Twitter). Everything has been kind of crazy, which means I’ve had almost no time – or energy – for reading. But I did finish one book this week and started a few others. […]

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