white fragility review.

I spent a lot of time contemplating how to write this blog post. I've been stuck on being extremely worried about speaking out of turn, or offending people with differing views. Then I realized that's the whole point of this. By not speaking out, I'm not allowing change to happen. It starts with conversations, questions, … Continue reading white fragility review.

the carrying review.

Ada Limon has done it again. I've had poetry that has left a strong impression on me, but this collection cut me to my core. Limon is a master of making you feel. I re-read numerous poems because I couldn't get over the way she captured emotion. I reviewed bright dead things a few months … Continue reading the carrying review.

scribbler review.

After months of seeing Instagram posts advertising this product, I decided to give into the hype. Scribbler is a subscription box for novelists made by bestselling authors. As said on the site, "The subscription box, delivered monthly, is designed to help novelists do the three most important things: stay motivated while writing, improve their craft, … Continue reading scribbler review.

getting into a reading habit.

Since starting a full-time desk job, I have noticed my reading time plummet. Not ideal for someone running a book blog/instagram. Trying to find a balance of love for reading and fitting it into a busy schedule can be tough. So I decided to write up a few ways to realistically get into a habit … Continue reading getting into a reading habit.

national short story month.

While scrolling through Instagram I stumbled upon the information that it is national short story month. What better way to celebrate than sharing a few of my favorites from my bookshelf? I am very obsessed with the concept of short stories. Reading a few short stories after getting through a lengthy novel is always refreshing … Continue reading national short story month.