In preparation for a (failed) buddy read of Paradise with a friend from #bookstagram, I started reading Beloved by Toni Morrison. I read on Wikipedia that Paradise is the final part of a trilogy that includes Beloved and Jazz. They aren’t a trilogy in the traditional sense, but they are a representation of a Danteques… Continue reading Beloved and Hell
Lady in the Lake by Laura Lippman intrigued me from the start. I thought this was just another white woman thriller, but the start pleasantly surprised me because it started out from the perspective of a missing black woman. From the cover, I didn’t expect it to have black people at all. I thought it… Continue reading Is It Bad I Don’t Find This Problematic?
Notorious RBG, by Irin Carmon Remember when Kylie and Kendall released a shirt with Tupac’s face on it and Black people were outraged? That’s how I felt about Notorious RBG, by Irin Carmon. Not that I felt outrage, but it was just like “why white girls gotta ruin everything”. While the book was an interesting… Continue reading Hold the mayo, please