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…

Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time

Book: Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time: An Indigenous LGBT Sci-Fi Anthology edited by Hope Nicholson (2016) Reviewer: Jeriann Age/Genre: Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction Content Notes: Racial Discrimination, LGBT discrimination Recently, I was traversing the interwebs looking for a new book instead of reading one of the many on my shelves, and I discovered Love Beyond…