Today is Mary Shelley’s 222nd birthday and what better way to celebrate than with a list of Frankenstein retellings to add to your TBR? About the Book Original Publisher: Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, & Jones | Release Date: January 1, 1818 | Genre: Science fiction, […]
I’m going to be honest: this post has gone through many revisions in the past 24 hours; it started as a way to encourage others to combat the consumerism of Black Friday and the holiday season with doing good. It’s that time of the year again where stores lure us in with deep discounts and even I, a minimalist, get sucked into the hype of deep discounts and buy items that I don’t really want or need.
But while writing this post, it began to evolve into a discussion on the unedited history of Thanksgiving in America. About my personal feelings of discomfort celebrating a holiday that is rooted on colonial genocide. For this day of thanks and gratitude, for many Americans this day is the National Day of Mourning and a painful reminder of the country’s dark history.
After much reflection, the most important message I wanted to make was to support Native American authors. The final product was this list of six Native American books by own-voices authors.
Activism has a long history in the United States for exerting positive social change, and it is important to remember that you can make a difference. Not only that but fighting for what you believe in will eliminate feelings of powerlessness. There can be no […]
I AM SO EXCITED! Season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale is available tomorrow, April 25! (view trailer here) As one of my all-time favorite dystopian novels and a lover of speculative fiction and sci-fi, I wanted to put together a Recommended Reading List in celebration of season 2 […]
Indie Recommendation: Looking for a fun urban fantasy series? Check out Reapers Inc by Angela Roquet
I have read this book a handful of times and always find myself gravitating toward it when I want something light and entertaining. The Reapers Inc series definitely fits that bill. You may think that all the work and bull**** you have to deal with […]