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My adult equivalent of Saturday morning cartoons is reading a book in a blanket cocoon! How’s your Saturday? β € πŸ“š Now Re…

My adult equivalent of Saturday morning cartoons is reading a book in a blanket cocoon! How’s your Saturday? β € πŸ“š Now Reading πŸ“š β € The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. Broom β € Synopsis: β € In 1961, Sarah M. Broom’s mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans …

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πŸ“šGiveawayπŸ“š β € β€œWe are in a critical period. We are in a time when racism is being weaponized in ways we have not seen f…

πŸ“šGiveawayπŸ“š β € β€œWe are in a critical period. We are in a time when racism is being weaponized in ways we have not seen for years to slow, stop, and eradicate the tremendous gains we’ve already made. The conversations in this book remind us that we have a duty not to allow our community to …

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πŸ“šStill Reading & Taking Notes πŸ“ β € Conversations in Black: On Power, Politics, and Leadership by Ed Gordon β € I didn’t e…

πŸ“šStill Reading & Taking Notes πŸ“ β € Conversations in Black: On Power, Politics, and Leadership by Ed Gordon β € I didn’t expect this to be a heavy year of reading for me, but so far I’ve read my share of some powerful social justice books and now questioning everything! With elections looming, more serious topic …

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πŸ“šDiverse Novel to β€œNetflix” Movie Adaptations πŸŽ₯ β € To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (series) by Jenny Han β € πŸ’• To All …

πŸ“šDiverse Novel to β€œNetflix” Movie Adaptations πŸŽ₯ β € To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (series) by Jenny Han β € πŸ’• To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before πŸ’• P.S. I Still Love You πŸ’• Always and Forever β € So I was scrolling through Netflix when I saw a release for book one and trailer …

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πŸ“š Now Reading πŸ“š β € Conversations in Black: On Power, Politics, and Leadership by Ed Gordon β € Synopsis: β € β€œHard-hitting,…

πŸ“š Now Reading πŸ“š β € Conversations in Black: On Power, Politics, and Leadership by Ed Gordon β € Synopsis: β € β€œHard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, Conversations in Black offers sage wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, and, with help from his mighty team of black intelligentsia, veteran journalist Ed Gordon creates hope and a …

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πŸ“š Buddy Reading πŸ“š β € How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi β € Synopsis: β € Antiracism is a transformative concept tha…

πŸ“š Buddy Reading πŸ“š β € How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi β € Synopsis: β € Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racismβ€”and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. At it’s core, racism is a powerful system that …

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πŸ“š Bookish Forecast πŸ“š β € February is in the horizon, Bookstagrammers! I technically need to read four books or more to …

πŸ“š Bookish Forecast πŸ“š β € February is in the horizon, Bookstagrammers! I technically need to read four books or more to be on schedule towards my 220 goal! β € β € Pictured above are my picks for the remainder of the month: β € β € πŸ“š The Revolution of Birdie Randolph by Brandy Colbert ~ β€œA YA …

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πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ“š β € β€œI realized that if I was going to assume the responsibility of writing about my home, I needed…

πŸ“š Bookish Thoughts πŸ“š β € β€œI realized that if I was going to assume the responsibility of writing about my home, I needed narrative ruthlessness. I couldn’t dull the edges and fall in love with my characters and spare them. Life does not spare us.” ― #SalvagetheBones by #JesmynWard β € β € Salvage the Bones! Just like …