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Connections through stories of suffering

Someone on #bookstagram told me that All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson is a YA memoir and I’m shook. I used to care about designations like YA, but as I get older, that label means nothing to me. I may read some books intended for children and young adults, but adults usually write… Continue reading Connections through stories of suffering

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You’re Story is Important (And Other Grammar Lessons)

Recently, I attended a conference where Tara Westover was one of the keynote speakers. Not as recently, I read her book Educated. So, I was absolutely fan-girling when I discovered that (my professor weeps to herself every time she senses me use the word that. She hated that world and instill in us students that… Continue reading You’re Story is Important (And Other Grammar Lessons)

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There Will Be No Birthday Miracles

Yesterday was my birthday! As I was approaching 25, I have been reflecting on who I am and who I want to be; I have really been thinking about what my story is. There Will Be No Miracles Here was a fantastic memoir and Casey Gerald is an extraordinary storyteller. I first experienced him on… Continue reading There Will Be No Birthday Miracles