Know My Name – Chanel Miller

Genre: MemoirPublisher: VikingPages: 357Release Date: September 24, 2019 She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford’s campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where … Continue reading Know My Name – Chanel Miller

Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2021

Hello everyone! August was not a great reading month for me. I'm very much a set TBR reader only allowing my mood to dictate what I read within the TBR. Only when I finish my set TBR do I truly let my mood dictate what I read next. Usually, this isn't a problem for me; … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2021

WWW Wednesday | August 18, 2021

“Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your responses. Please, take some time … Continue reading WWW Wednesday | August 18, 2021

Monthly Wrap-Up | September 2020

Hello everyone! September has come and gone and we are now into the spooky month! But, before we get to October let's take a look at September. During the month of September, I read 11 books, 1 novella, and 1 audiobook. I also DNF'ed one book (To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | September 2020

When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains – Ariana Neumann

Genre: Memoir Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 336 Release Date: February 4, 2020 In this remarkably moving memoir Ariana Neumann dives into the secrets of her father’s past: years spent hiding in plain sight in war-torn Berlin, the annihilation of dozens of family members in the Holocaust, and the courageous choice to build anew. In … Continue reading When Time Stopped: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains – Ariana Neumann

Monthly Wrap-Up | January 2020

Hello everyone!  Welcome to my first wrap-up of 2020. I started off 2020 with a bang by reading 10 books! I don't know where I found the time to read, but I'm glad I did. I'll be starting a new job this month that will demand even more of my time. This year, I'm using … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | January 2020

Monthly TBR | January 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and you're reading to kick off the new year reading great books. I know I am! Let's get the cliche out of the way... NEW YEAR, NEW ME and all that jazz. This month my TBR is pretty light and noncommittal since I'm not sure … Continue reading Monthly TBR | January 2020

How We Fight For Our Lives – Saeed Jones

Genre: Memoir Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 192 Release Date: October 8, 2019 From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming-of-age memoir written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power. “People don’t just happen,” writes Saeed Jones. “We sacrifice former versions of ourselves. We sacrifice the people … Continue reading How We Fight For Our Lives – Saeed Jones

WWW Wednesday | September 18, 2019

“Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your responses. Please, … Continue reading WWW Wednesday | September 18, 2019

On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope – DeRay McKesson

Genre: Non fiction, Memoir Publisher: Viking Pages: 220 Release Date: September 4, 2018 "On the Other Side of Freedom reveals the mind and motivations of a young man who has risen to the fore of millennial activism through study, discipline, and conviction. His belief in a world that can be made better, one act at … Continue reading On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope – DeRay McKesson