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Four Books about Japanese Internment

Folks who know me a bit know that my family was interned in the 1940s during WWII. This is a piece of family history that stays with me and I constantly reflect on its impact on my family and on me. I often talk about it in terms of my personal culture and in terms … Continue reading

Book Review: Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time edited by Hope Nicholson

Disclaimer: I received a free e-copy of this book in exchange for my open and honest review. Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time is a collection of Indigenous LGBT Science Fiction (mostly) #ownvoices short stories edited by Hope Nicholson and published by Bedside Press. I usually find it a difficult task to accurately review a collection … Continue reading

Book Review: Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera

This is a Latinx Heritage Month Feature Book. Very rarely do I get blown away completely by a book. There are books I really enjoy for many different reasons. However, only once in a while do I deem a book one of my favorites of all time. Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri … Continue reading

Book Review: What Sunny Saw in the Flames by Nnedi Okorafor

Disclaimer: I received a free e-book copy in exchange for my open and honest review. I have had some time to process What Sunny Saw in the Flames by Nnedi Okorafor and my thoughts on the story, characters, and place this book has in the young adult scene. First of all, I need to get this out … Continue reading

Book Review: The Summer That Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel

Disclaimer: I received a free electronic copy of this novel in exchange for an open and honest review. It is hot out. I feel like I am literally burning up. I feel sweat running down my face, my shirt is soaked trough to the skin. I am on edge. I know something bad is about to … Continue reading

Book Review: Revenants: The Odyssey Home by Scott Kauffman

Disclaimer: I got a free electronic copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. When I first read the synopsis for Revenants, I wasn’t sure what I was getting into. The story begins with Betsy, a teenager with an older brother in the armed forces who dies while serving his country. While dealing … Continue reading

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