AMERICAN DIRT

So…this is a pretty controversial book right now. I wanted to directly preface American Dirt with a review of Meghan Daum’s The Problem With Everything because I think the issues raised in Daum’s narrative (such as cancel culture) can help us categorize part of the controversy surrounding American Dirt. Approaching the discussion through Daum’s lensContinue reading “AMERICAN DIRT”

THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE

This is the loveliest little book! My mom got this from a friend last Christmas right around the time my grandpa (her dad) passed away; dropping this on our doorstep, her friend left a note that this book is a wonderful pick me up, especially for the hardest of times. And boy, she was right.Continue reading “THE BOY, THE MOLE, THE FOX AND THE HORSE”

SUCH A FUN AGE

This book was a thrill. WELL worth the hype…don’t be fooled by the bright, colorful cover. This was exhilarating, eye-opening, and a wonderfully empathetic social commentary about race, the complicated reality of adulthood, and the consequences of misguided and naive actions with the intention of “doing the right thing.” I read this book for myContinue reading “SUCH A FUN AGE”