24 Books to Understand Racism in America

I'm pretty sure that I don't need to go into a lot of detail about why I'm posting this article today, nor why it's important to understand its importance. Here's a great website that maps police brutality across America. Here's an article that explains that black Americans are 2.5 times more likely than whites to… Continue reading 24 Books to Understand Racism in America

The Worst Books I Read in 2019

While I wish that every book I read was amazing, that's an unrealistic goal. Unfortunately, I read some books this year that I hated. I also DNFed a good number of books, which you can read about here. Let's get to it. Here are the worst books that I read in 2019. 10. (TIE) Let's Call… Continue reading The Worst Books I Read in 2019

Autumn Colored Books – #SixforSunday

This is the second time this month that I've discovered weekly prompts hosted by other book bloggers. I love that this is a thing and will take any chance I get to participate in the bookish community. This morning I was reading Sarah Withers Blogs and came across her list of autumn-colored books. The post… Continue reading Autumn Colored Books – #SixforSunday

10 Books to Help You Celebrate National Women’s Equality Day

Women's Equality Day was first celebrated in 1973 when the U.S. Congress passed a bill to make August 26 a day to celebrate equality between men and women. For obvious reasons, equality between all genders is important and is always worth celebrating. Here are ten books to help you celebrate feminism and women's equality. If you have… Continue reading 10 Books to Help You Celebrate National Women’s Equality Day

10 Fantasy Series I Want to Read

Fantasy has been my favorite genre of literature since I was a child. I love whimsy, new worlds, magic, swords, and so many other classic elements of fantasy. It's the genre that I read most frequently, but there are so many fantasy series that I still need to read. Here are the ten that I'm most excited about!… Continue reading 10 Fantasy Series I Want to Read

Happy Memorial Day! 5 Books to Help You Understand What Soldiers Live Through

Today is Memorial Day in the United States. This holiday was celebrated as long ago as 1868 and is meant to be a day of remembrance for the many, many members of the Armed Forces who have lost their lives. Here are five books that will help you understand what the life of soldiers on… Continue reading Happy Memorial Day! 5 Books to Help You Understand What Soldiers Live Through

The Five Best Adult Magical Realism Books

Magical realism is a genre that creates a bridge between reality and the slightly whimsical. It differs from genres such as fantasy and science fiction by being firmly planted in our world, our reality. In magical realism, we recognize the world in which the story takes place, but there's an element that is slightly unusual or magical.… Continue reading The Five Best Adult Magical Realism Books

Puff Puff Pass: 10 Books About Marijuana for 420

Now that recreational marijuana is legal in nine states, weed is becoming more mainstream. April 20th, or 420 as enthusiasts refer to it, is a day that celebrates weed culture. What began with some teenagers meeting at 4:20 PM behind their high school has become embraced by a number of people who enjoy getting a… Continue reading Puff Puff Pass: 10 Books About Marijuana for 420

Gorgeous Book Covers to Swoon Over

Like most book lovers, I am an absolute sucker for gorgeous books. As much as I don't want to admit it, sometimes I can't help but judge a book by its cover. Here are ten of the most beautiful covers I've seen recently. The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert Goodreads Amazon | Barnes & Noble |… Continue reading Gorgeous Book Covers to Swoon Over