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“I Want To Unlearn My Racist Biases & Inclinations – What Can I Read?”

This is a question a lot of non-Black people have asked me on my Bookstagram page. My generic response to all of you is to read some good books and a friendly reminder that grieving and hurting Black people do not have to carry the added burden of educating you on racial violence and injustices. … Continue reading “I Want To Unlearn My Racist Biases & Inclinations – What Can I Read?”

Thinking Thoughts: Accepting Love, Rebellion & Other Weird Challenges in Christian Living

Hi friends! I feel like this is definitely Youtube video material, but since I cannot pull together enough motivation to convince myself to actually start a channel, I will continue to share my thoughts through the oh-so-comfortable written word. I hope you all are doing well, and I'm here to share a bit about a … Continue reading Thinking Thoughts: Accepting Love, Rebellion & Other Weird Challenges in Christian Living

On Missing Blogging & others.

WOW, HI. If you've been been following this page and you're reading this now - you're actually an OG and I'm in awe of you keeping up with me in all my silence. On said silence: I wish I could explain it to you, except that I think it's going to be one of those … Continue reading On Missing Blogging & others.

2020 BOOK LOG

X/40 Alexia Arthurs - How To Love A Jamaican: StoriesRuta Sepetys - The Fountains of SilenceBernadine Evaristo - Girl, Woman, OtherRoxane Gay - Bad FeministJenny B Jones - Something to Believe InJenny B Jones - Can't Let You GoLeila Slimani - AdèleEdwidge Danticat - Krik? Krak!Francine Rivers - The MasterpieceMichelle Obama - BecomingAkwaeke Emezi - … Continue reading 2020 BOOK LOG

On: The Hundred Wells of Salaga, Meeting Ayesha Herself & Overall Standoming & Fangirling

Might be worthwhile to say happy new year, since this is my first official blogpost — Hello everyone, thanks for hanging in there even in this apparent writing drought, I'm very excited about this post I'm writing! I got to meet Ayesha Harruna Attah a few days ago when she stopped by Mount Holyoke towards … Continue reading On: The Hundred Wells of Salaga, Meeting Ayesha Herself & Overall Standoming & Fangirling

2019 book log

Goal: quality > quantity Roald Dahl - MatildaZora Neale Hurston - BarracoonJames Baldwin - If Beale Street Could TalkFatima Farheen Mirza - A Place For UsAyesha Harruna Attah - The Hundred Wells of SalagaOyinkan Braithwaite - My Sister, The Serial KillerBryan Washington - LotMars Early-Hubelbank - HurtNicola Yoon - The Sun is Also a StarAlysia … Continue reading 2019 book log

On: Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Been a minute since I did a review, I know, but here we are - with a book I'm impressed by nonetheless. I won this book in the first Bookstagram giveaway I've ever won sometime early this month, so um yes, pretty stoked. To be fair, I think I was a little extra with my … Continue reading On: Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah