The Trouble with Diversity

I've been following along with some of the snafus that have occurred in and around the #WeNeedDiverseBooks hashtag, though haven't ever really delved deeply into them. I have several friends who write stories dealing with people of various diversities (racial, people with disabilities, LGBT+, etc) and I know it's an important part of our world … Continue reading The Trouble with Diversity


I've been excited to read this since I first found out that the book existed and was going to be published. ¬†As with too much of the rest of the country, I have a strange fascination with tragedy and why it happens, so a book about a school shooting is right up my alley. (Particularly … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THIS IS WHERE IT ENDS by Marieke Nijkamp

Book “Review” – To Kill a Mockingbird

I put the word "review" in quotes because I find it very difficult to put myself in any kind of position where it could even be dreamed of that I would be worthy to take apart this novel. Yes, I've tackled classics before (maybe someday I'll show you all my "review" of The Great Gatsby) … Continue reading Book “Review” – To Kill a Mockingbird