She Called Me Woman ~ Azeenarh Mohammed

Rating:3.5/5 This book is a collection of personal narratives from queer Nigerian women. First of all, I want to say I am so impressed with the subject matter. Queer Nigerian women are sharing their stories in this book, and they are not shying away from difficult subject matter. They are sharing their rapes, forced marriages, … Continue reading She Called Me Woman ~ Azeenarh Mohammed

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You Can’t Touch My Hair ~ Phoebe Robinson

Rating: 4/5 I've always found that comedy is one of the best ways to share one's political views, as through humor, we as humans are more open to ideas that are not ours. For this reason, I wish I was funnier. Anyway, Phoebe (I'm going to call her Phoebe because I listen to her podcast … Continue reading You Can’t Touch My Hair ~ Phoebe Robinson

Maybe in Another Life ~ Taylor Jenkins Reid

Rating: 4/5 This was an excellent fluff read/rebound book after finishing A Little Life. Reid's concept is awesome, two sides of a coinflip on life. Hannah Martin is a floater, and not quite sure where she wants to be to get comfortable in the world. She keeps moving, changing jobs, changing boyfriends, and doesn't feel … Continue reading Maybe in Another Life ~ Taylor Jenkins Reid

In the Country We Love ~ Diane Guerrero

Rating: 4/5 While not poetic in the slightest, Guerrero’s story is incredibly important to read and published at an important time politically. Guerrero is emotionally honest as she processes her experience of having her parents deported when she was fourteen. Her grief manifested in different ways, from guilt, to anger, to sadness, to perfectionism, and … Continue reading In the Country We Love ~ Diane Guerrero