This is a short collection of poetry, compiled from Feminista Jones’s poems from 2004 to 2017.
How Long ‘Til Black Future Month? is a collection of speculative fiction short stories centering people of color.
Book: Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal Reviewer:Jeriann Age/Genre: Contemporary Adult Fiction Reading Accoutrements: Some Tea, Scents that remind you of home Content Notes: Racism, Sexism, Honor Killings Recently, a friend and I were discussing books we’d read and he mentioned that he really enjoyed Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows. I hadn’t…
Book: The Bewildered Bride by Vanessa Riley (2019) Reviewers: Bethany and Jeriann Age/Genre: Historical/Regency Romance Reading Accoutrements: Read this book somewhere peaceful and open, like in a garden next to a water fountain, to counter some of the claustrophobia. Don’t forget your sunscreen! Content Notes: Racism, Classism, Violence, Rape, Kidnapping, Human Trafficking, PTSD Jeriann: It…
Remember when I said that I’d love to see a book about the birthmothers from The Giver? From now on, when I make literary wishes, I should do a quick check to see if what I want already exists.
If you like period pieces, you might enjoy Rebecca.
Messenger acts in many ways as a conclusion to a series. It ties the first two books together by bringing back several characters from both and providing more details about the world where the books take place.
Every time I see an Isabel Allende book at a thrift store or used book store, I buy it (unless I already own it).
Book: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: Young Adult Dystopian Reading Activity: Think about how your favorite creative talent can both be celebrated and exploited by society. Content Notes: Ableism A while ago, I stumbled across Gathering Blue in a thrift store. I was pulled in by Lois Lowry’s name, and even more…
The first page says, “If you need this book, it is for you.”