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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Favorite Graphic Novels/Comics

This week is all about the graphics, and I have quite a number of seriously fantastic graphic novels & comics that I recommend to everyone I meet. My parents named me after Wonder Woman because of my mom’s lifelong admiration of Princess Diana of Themiscyra, and comic books have always held a special place in… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 Favorite Graphic Novels/Comics

ARC Book Reviews · YA Book Reviews

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

Before I get started, I want y’all to know that this book spoke to my soul and demanded it stand up and listen. I can’t think of a book that hit me harder than this one in a more memorable and genuine way. I also typed up about a thousand words for my first draft… Continue reading Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera

YA Book Reviews

Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

Title: Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee Release date: May 24th, 2016 Genre: Young Adult – Historical Fiction Verdict: ☆☆☆☆ San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. Clare’s is off-limits to all but the wealthiest white… Continue reading Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

Book Tags · Trying Something New

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

What, TWO Thursday tags? Like I could pass this one up! Thanks Clemi @ Clemi’s Bookish World for getting me hype to this and motivating me to make a post for myself before I leave for work, haha. The Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal on her blog Bookshelves and Paperbacks – thanks, Aimal! Bringing… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday

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Book Traveling Thursdays: Surprises Abound

Still riding the struggle bus, but naturally I queued up one of my favorite weekly blog posts, Book Traveling Thursday. Each topic for the weekly meme is created by the ever-lovely Cátia @ The Girl Who Read Too Much and Danielle @ Danielle’s Book Blog. The goal is to share the covers of a book related to that week’s theme, which… Continue reading Book Traveling Thursdays: Surprises Abound

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Diverse Books I Read in School

This week is a freebie, and it came just in time: the other day I was talking to a close friend who is starting her teaching practicum at a local middle school about what books we were assigned to read in school that changed our views on the world, and what we now typically categorize… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Diverse Books I Read in School

Trying Something New

#DiverseAThon TBR + #ReadDiverseBooks2017

I’ve seen these tags all over my Twitter since the beginning of the year and finally, after about 3 weeks of “can I do this? Does this sound possible? Is it my place to do this?” and other self-critical questions, I decided I want to make this year a year of diverse books. Naturally this started about… Continue reading #DiverseAThon TBR + #ReadDiverseBooks2017

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Protesting the Inauguration in Washington, DC

I currently live and attend university in Maryland, about 15 miles from the heart of the nation’s capitol where I went today with my partner to join a peaceful demonstration on one of the many streets in DC where the city’s citizens were actively protesting Trump’s inauguration. When we arrived, there were several rows of… Continue reading Protesting the Inauguration in Washington, DC