The Friday 56 – Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

Friday 561.  Grab a book, any book.
2.  Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
3.  Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it)
4.  Post it. Continue reading

WWW Wednesday – Sept. 30th

I’m sure, I haven’t done a WWW Wednesday in years and I thought why not. I mean it’s not like I have extra time to read for pleasure with finishing my last two classes for graduation. But here we are.

So, how does WWW Wednesday work? It’s simple really. Just answer the following three questions.

The Three Ws are:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?

I did a buddy read with some Booktube buddies and really enjoyed it. It’s a space opera with queer characters, polyamory, a matriarchal society, a space beast, forbidden love, and more. It was a relatively quick read, but there are some instances in which you’ll want to slow down and just really enjoy the text. Continue reading

Top Ten Tuesday: Books for My Younger Self

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is from a few weeks ago, September 7th. And, although it’s a question that specifically asks about picture books, I decided to go above and beyond.

Books for My Younger Self [Picture Books Little Me Would Have Loved]

All the books featured in this post were written by Black authors (except one) and feature Black female protagonists. Continue reading

The Friday 56 – Petals of Blood by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

Friday 561.  Grab a book, any book.
2.  Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
3.  Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it)
4.  Post it. Continue reading