How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi ~Audiobook Review~

“The opposite of racist isn't 'not racist.' It is 'anti-racist.' What's the difference? One endorses either the idea of a racial hierarchy as a racist, or racial equality as an anti-racist. One either believes problems are rooted in groups of people, as a racist, or locates the roots of problems in power and policies, as … Continue reading How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi ~Audiobook Review~

Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler ~Audiobook Review~

“The world is full of painful stories. Sometimes it seems as though there aren't any other kind and yet I found myself thinking how beautiful that glint of water was through the trees.” Parable of the Sower My first Octavia E. Butler book was Kindred and I knew then it would not be my last … Continue reading Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler ~Audiobook Review~

A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn ~Audiobook Review~

If you are just tuning in, then you will need to know that I have been on quite a historical mystery kick recently. I became completely immersed with Anna Lee Huber's Lady Darby Mystery Series and Sherry Thomas' Lady Sherlock Series. Well, I flew through those books and I have been desperate for more, and … Continue reading A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn ~Audiobook Review~

A History of London County Lunatic Asylums & Mental Hospitals ~ARC Review~

Thank you, Ed Brandon, NetGalley, and Pen & Sword Publishing for the opportunity to read this book. This book releases tomorrow, July 30th, 2022. Trigger Warnings: Mental health discrimination, poverty, abuse I have always been curious about mental health history as it is still very much stigmatized today. England has some of the most notorious … Continue reading A History of London County Lunatic Asylums & Mental Hospitals ~ARC Review~

The New Neighbor by Karen Cleveland ~ARC Review~

Thank you, Karen Cleveland, NetGalley, and Ballantine Books for the opportunity to read this book! This book was just released yesterday, July 26th, 2022. I read Karen Cleveland's debut novel, Need to Know when it first came out and I loved it and I have been eagerly awaiting the adaptation being produced and starring Charlize … Continue reading The New Neighbor by Karen Cleveland ~ARC Review~