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

90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality – Allison Yarrow

Genre: Nonfiction, Feminism  Publisher: Harper Perennial  Pages: 397 Release Date: June 19, 2018 The close of the 20th century promised a new era of gender equality. However, the iconic women of the 1990s—such as Hillary Clinton, Courtney Love, Roseanne Barr, Marcia Clark, and Anita Hill—earned their places in history not as trailblazers, but as whipping … Continue reading 90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality – Allison Yarrow

Monthly TBR | July 2020

Hello everyone!  This month I'm keeping my TBR light. As if it's possible keeping a TBR light with Dune planned 🙄. I'm planning on reading The Empire of Gold the second I get my hands on it, which is supposed to be today July 3. In the mean time, I'll be picking up Faithless and … Continue reading Monthly TBR | July 2020

If I Had Your Face – Frances Cha

DNF @ 52% Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Ballantine Books Pages: 288 Release Date: April 21, 2020 A riveting debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossibly high standards of beauty, secret room salons catering to wealthy men, strict social hierarchies, and K-pop fan mania. … Continue reading If I Had Your Face – Frances Cha

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