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Get me fired up about consent

Happy Pub Day! Fired Up about Consent by Sarah Ratchford is a book for anyone passionate about sexual assault prevention, or for anyone who considers themselves a feminist. Throughout the book Ratchford writes paints a picture of what a culture of consent could look like. I would say this book is for beginners, full of… Continue reading Get me fired up about consent

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Books About Crazy Black Women

Books would be boring if we read the same stories about the same people all the time. I am starting to really like books with traditionally unlikeable characters, especially if they are Black women. Books about crazy, messy, or disagreeable Black women are so important; they provide important perspective that Black women can exist however… Continue reading Books About Crazy Black Women

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Books about sad families

Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. This is by far my least favorite holiday. I hate the food and the racist origins of this terrible holiday. Tensions are high in our nation right now, and many families will be getting together over gross stuff like ambrosia salad. If the thought of being around your family right now… Continue reading Books about sad families

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Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! I wanted to share with you all some of my favorite books that I have read lately from and about Latinx people. Go ahead and add some of these to your list and let me know which ones I should add to mine! Mexican Gothic I needed help describing this one… Continue reading Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

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A very short list of books white people should read

A trend on #bookstagram has been to post of stack of books white people should read in order to become better allies for racial justice and ending white supremacy. I participated with my own list based on what books I own, but there are so many books out there I want to share. I wanted… Continue reading A very short list of books white people should read

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Battle: Flowers in the Attic

I recently reread one of my favorite childhood (more like preteen) series, Flowers in the Attic by V. C. Andrews. Don’t ask me why I liked such a dark twisted series. Maybe it was a fascination with the taboo that intrigued me. Anyway! I wanted to do a comparison with the first book in the… Continue reading Battle: Flowers in the Attic

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Books for Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month and I wanted to highlight a few of my favorite works by Asian-identified authors. This is not a comprehensive list and it’s just to get you started. Most of these authors are East Asian, but these are just the books I have enjoyed recently or exceptionally enjoyed.… Continue reading Books for Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month

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Book Review: Rich Bitch

I love how I just said I didn’t know how to write book reviews. Well, I tried again and here is my first real attempt. Go easy on me! In Rich Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan for Getting Your Financial Life Together...Finally, Nicole Lapintalks all things money and women. She breaks everything women need to… Continue reading Book Review: Rich Bitch