The Light Within: A Review of Shobha Rao’s GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER

Shobha Rao’s Girls Burn Brighter is an intense story of survival and sisterhood.  And so much more.  Set in India against a backdrop of a strict caste system, arranged marriages, and harsh poverty, the two main characters of Rao’s poetic story develop an unlikely friendship that proves to be an enduring constant on which they Read More

New Books by WOC, QTBIPOC, GNC, and more – March 2018 Releases

Need a new book for March? Here’s a roundup of the new books by women being released in March that I am most excited about, with a focus on womxn and gender non-conforming people from historically underrepresented and underserved communities. If you are curious about which books I focus on, see my Review Policy. These are Read More

What I’m Reading – 2 Jan 2018

Hey, 2018! I am just finishing up The Power by Naomi Alderman and it is so good. I will count it towards my reading goals for 2018! Next on the list for fiction is An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon. I am super excited about this one. Then I’d like to re-read A Wrinkle Read More