Books, Real Life

July Wrap-up

Hello, it's August now and I'm hopped up on jitters. Let's wrap up July, shall we?   Political Updates Portland is on their 65th day of protests. Protestors spent the month of July being battered by federal agents, because fuck free speech, am I right? Last week, arrested protestors were banned from attending more protests… Continue reading July Wrap-up

Books, Real Life

June Wrap-up: WHO SIGNED OFF ON THE TEARGAS?

June was...a month. It's normally my favorite month, what with all the Pride celebrations. This month felt different. Washington state is slowly opening back up. Despite an ordinance from Governor Inslee, some citizens refuse to wear masks. Black Lives Matter protests are ongoing around the country. Seattle protestors took over a six-block area on Capitol… Continue reading June Wrap-up: WHO SIGNED OFF ON THE TEARGAS?

Books, Real Life

May Wrap-Up: Things got worse

I stared at my monitor for a full minute trying to remember what I meant to write. Oh right! It's wrap-up day! May was a pretty regular quarantine month until it all went to shit. Near the end of last month, cops in Minneapolis, MN killed a Black man named George Floyd. Specifically, police officer… Continue reading May Wrap-Up: Things got worse

Books

I Need to Talk About “Queenie”

I decided a while ago not to write book reviews on this blog anymore. I'm breaking that rule to talk about Queenie. How did this book come into my life? Entertainment Weekly raved about it Emer wrote a gushing review for it I saw it for 20% off at Target and decided I needed it Cut… Continue reading I Need to Talk About “Queenie”

Books

Spring Cleaning Book Tag: 2019 Edition

My schedule has fluctuated massively in the last few weeks. With new Tuesday classes, weekly dinners, and church events, I feel like I'm busy all the time. I'm getting a rare night in to recalibrate and get some reading done. Writing-wise, my brain is broken, so I've been stacking up the book tags. I've seen… Continue reading Spring Cleaning Book Tag: 2019 Edition

Books, Movies

Wonder Woman Book Tag

Has it been almost 2 years since Wonder Woman came out? That's nuts! Cassidy did this tag over on The Little Book Cottage. Read her post for even more Wonder Woman.   Wonder Woman: Your favorite badass female book character… Alanna of Trebond was the OG Badass Lady Knight.. Without Alanna, there would be no Kel. LOOK… Continue reading Wonder Woman Book Tag

Books, Real Life

Black History Month

The start of Black History Month alerted me to the number of unread books I currently have by POC authors (including the massively popular The Hate U Give.) This month, to honor black writers and books with black main characters, I plan to read the following:   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas I've watched The Hate… Continue reading Black History Month