Twitter is my main platform, and the one thus far that I’ve been using to find and share resources and speak out about the racial
We speculate, theorize, about living, breathing people, as though they are a character in a story we hope and pray is just like us. The problem is, authors are not abstract beings onto which we need to project ourselves, or through which we need to find validation in how we read and who we read.
I think one of the pleasures of reading YA as an adult is being able to see your younger self in a book and know
Eragon finally allowed the tears to spill from his eyes, and he clutched the railing of the ship and wept as he left behind all
With conversations about representation gaining speed and more books gaining recognition for having more and better diversity, a common trend I’ve noticed is bringing classics
Somehow, sneaking back into prison is always harder than sneaking out of it. The reasonable part of me knows it’s because everyone’s asleep when I
It’s somewhat ironic talking about the reliability of reviews as a person who writes reviews, but as a reader—of books, and of reviews—I think it’s
So do you judge the narrative because it’s not your narrative, or do you accept it as someone’s narrative independent of your own? Sometimes, we have to do the latter. Sometimes we have to buck up and be okay with the story not being about our own experiences and being empathetic when they’re not.