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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

Blog Goals: 2017

As we enter 2017, I was thinking about what I want to do with my blog this year. Below I have outlined some goals and some challenges I will be doing this year! Check out the challenges page! Diversity Bingo I will be participating in Diversity Bingo for 2017. The goal is to read a … Continue reading

Top 10 Books Read in 2016

Let’s talk about book! I read over 70 books this year and I read some really good ones. Stories that engaged me, stories that evoked emotions, stories I could not put down until I finished. I went through all the books I read and I picked out 12 I knew I had to feature. All … 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

Poetry Review: Winter Garden by Pablo Neruda

This is a Latinx Heritage Month Feature Book. This collection of poetry was one of the eight unpublished manuscripts found in Pablo Neruda’s home after he passed away in 1973. I have mixed feelings about manuscripts published posthumously. Were we (the public) ever suppose to see these writings? Were these writings so private Neruda never planned … 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

Back to School: 4 Books for Educators

Summer vacation is almost over and school is almost back in session. As someone who works in Higher Education, we are frantically preparing for students to return to campus and start a new academic semester. Each year, I look at different academic books, articles, and pedagogies that may help me become more of a liberation-focused … Continue reading

Pokemon Indigo League #ReadThemAllThon TBR

Thank you again to Read at Midnight (https://readatmidnight.com) again for an awesome Pokemon themed reading challenge! I used to watch the Indigo League series when I was a kid and I recently rewatched it as an adult on Netflix – not the same but gave me some nostalgia for Pokemon! The #ReadThemAllThon is a three … Continue reading

The Pokémon Go Book Tag!

Pokémon Go Book Tag Rules:  Link back to my blog (Read at Midnight) is appreciated but optional. Feel free to use my graphics. Tag people, don’t tag people, whatever. Just have fun! I really like Squirtle, but to give me a challenge I always started with Charmander. The first gym in the original game (Red/Blue), … Continue reading

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