Poetry makes me believe that magic exists. It breathes new life to the stories and experiences that shape us, it reminds me of the power and weight of words, and leads me to look inwards and find my own words, too. In his sophomore collection, Hazem Fahmy carefully weaves together the lyrics of Frank Ocean’sContinue reading “Book Tour & Review: Waiting for Frank Ocean in Cairo by Hazem Fahmy”
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Book Tour & Review: Required Reading for the Disenfranchised Freshman by Kristen R. Lee
Synopsis A striking debut novel about racism on elite college campuses. Fans of Dear White People will embrace this activist-centered contemporary novel about a college freshman grappling with the challenges of attending an elite university with a disturbing racist history–that may not be as distant as it seems. Savannah Howard sacrificed her high school socialContinue reading “Book Tour & Review: Required Reading for the Disenfranchised Freshman by Kristen R. Lee”
Review: Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley C. Ford
Let me begin by saying that Ashley C. Ford is a force to be reckoned with. Her name is one you should know. Her story is one that deserves to be heard around the world. I am in complete awe of her debut novel, “Somebody’s Daughter”. I didn’t know how I could possibly encourage someoneContinue reading “Review: Somebody’s Daughter by Ashley C. Ford”
Bookish Girl Behind the Blog: Meet Me!
Greetings, fellow readers, writers, and book lovers! First of all, thank you so much for being here. Whether I know you from real life, from bookstagram, or if you stumbled upon just another girl with a book blog, your support means so much to me. A LITTLE ABOUT ME At my core: I truly believeContinue reading “Bookish Girl Behind the Blog: Meet Me!”