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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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World War What Now?

Growing up, I had what I now think back on as a strange fascination with books from World War II. They were my favorite genre back in fourth and fifth grades. I especially loved the love stories. I hadn’t picked up a WWII book in years and I accidently picked one up when I started… Continue reading World War What Now?

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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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A colorful reflection

One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter is a collection of essays written by Scaachi Koul, and by collection of essays, I mean gems crafted to shine some light in the world. Scaachi’s essays range on topics from dreadful weddings, less than relaxing vacations, the middle school anxiety we have… Continue reading A colorful reflection

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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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Well-Meaning White Folks

I love well-meaning white folks. Like the ones who tell me I’m articulate or who remind me quite often at how not racist they are. The ones who use that infamous quote from The Help. “You is kind. You is smart. And you is important.” I love a good story where black people’s main role… Continue reading Well-Meaning White Folks

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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