Please Don’t Go Before I Get Better: Poems by Madisen Kuhn

That title. I am a sucker for a title like that. My favorite poems tend to be those that are a little raw by nature. They tend to break my heart a little. I've rarely been one for a happy poem. That title drew me right in to a collection I knew I'd enjoy. As... Continue Reading →

The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullinav

It took forever to settle on a book for the 2019 Read Harder task 8, an #ownvoices book set in Oceania. The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf is a dystopian set in Australia and I picked up the second book as soon as I finished the first. I was behind in the challenge, though and waited... Continue Reading →

Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani

Review: My first Read Harder 2018 book! This was my choice for task #8, a comic written or illustrated by a person of color. Though I try to read about other cultures, I do have a tendency to get the terms for things mixed up. I do this with my own mix of Cuban and... Continue Reading →

No Time For Tears by Cynthia Freeman

Review: I wish I had read this before Anat Talshir's About the Night. I feel like I would have understood it better. While this book begins in Russia, it's essentially about all the things the Jews were doing to get their own nation again. Here's the back cover: Sweeping from Russia to Jerusalem, from New... Continue Reading →

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