Are you looking for your next indigiqueer read? I've written a book review of Jonny Appleseed by Joshua Whitehead - an intimate and vulnerable novel that became a Lambda award winner in 2019.
Category: Magazine Articles
Books Recommended by Black Feminists (Magazine Article)
Black History Month may be over, but the process of decolonising our bookshelves shouldn't be. It all starts with where we get our book recommendations! With that in mind, I've compiled a list of reading recs from black feminists including Roxane Gay, Candice Carty-Williams, Laverne Cox, Renni Eddo-Lodge, Bernardine Evaristo, and Janet Mock. Whether you're into historical fiction or powerful memoirs, there's something for everyone...
Reasons to Get a Library Card (Magazine Article)
A Dose of Empowerment: My Top 5 Memoirs Written by Women (Magazine Article)
A Beginner Enters the True Crime World (Magazine Article)
Rather than a list of recommendations, this article is more of a personal reflection on my experience with the true crime genre. While I initially felt a bit dubious about true crime and its ethical issues, I'm now utterly addicted to the genre and I think it has the power to transform how we think about justice. I hope you enjoy reading...
Non-Fiction Books to Fortify Your Feminism (Magazine Article)
Why You Should Start a Blog in 2021 (Magazine Article)
My magazine articles mostly consist of book reviews and bookish content, but for this month I decided to share one of my other passions - blogging! Follow the link below to view the article and let me know what you think. Would you add anything to my list of reasons to start blogging? What made you first create your blog?
5 Diverse Christmas Films to Watch this Holiday Season
Bristol Girl Book Group Reads: Me & White Supremacy (Magazine Article)
Racism isn't just about overtly bigoted white nationalist groups - it's everyone's problem. I've written an article about my book group's experience of reading Me & White Supremacy. This non-fiction book by Layla F. Saad acts as a powerful call for white people to interrogate our relationship with racism and uncover the depths of our silent complicity.
5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do at Your Local Library (from a library assistant!) Magazine Article
“And besides, libraries aren't just about books. They are one of the few public spaces we have left which don't like our wallets more than us.”
― Matt Haig, Notes on a Nervous Planet
Libraries are a much-loved haven for so many of us book bloggers, but they are about so much more than books as well. They offer key services and provide a vibrant space that everyone in the community is welcome to enjoy.
The best way you can support your local library is to use it! With that in mind, this articles gives you just a few ideas for how to make the most of the services on offer.