Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

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…

The Bewildered Bride

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…

Gathering Blue: Diving Deeper into Lowry’s Dystopias

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…