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 | June 16, 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 | June 16, 2021

Monthly Wrap-Up | October 2020

Hello everyone! As much as I love the ambiance and feeling of fall, I am so excited for Christmas! This year has been difficult for everyone and I know that Christmas won't make everything better, but no matter what's going on in my life the Christmas season always makes me smile. But before we can … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | October 2020

WWW Wednesday | October 28, 2020

“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 | October 28, 2020

They Said This Would Be Fun – Eternity Martis

Genre: Non-FictionPublisher: McClelland & StewartPages: 244Release Date: March 31, 2020 < A powerful, moving memoir about what it's like to be a student of colour on a predominantly white campus.A booksmart kid from Toronto, Eternity Martis was excited to move away to Western University for her undergraduate degree. But as one of the few Black … Continue reading They Said This Would Be Fun – Eternity Martis

White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo

Genre: Non-Fiction Publisher: Beacon PressPages: 169Release Date: June 26, 2018 The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, … Continue reading White Fragility – Robin DiAngelo

Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2020

Hello!Summer is coming to a close. Once September hits, I've transitioned to Fall. This past weekend, it was cold enough to get a Pumpkin Spice Latte. Basic, I know but it's just too good. During the month of August, I read 10 books! It was a fairly decent reading month in terms of star ratings. … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | August 2020

WWW Wednesday | August 26, 2020

“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 26, 2020

Monthly Wrap-Up | July 2020

Hello! Despite not reading as much as I usually do in the month of July, I read quite a few fantastic books. During the month of July, I read 9 books and all but two were four or five star reads, a lot of which will be making my best books of 2020 list.  So, … Continue reading Monthly Wrap-Up | July 2020