Tayler Simon is a nerdy black woman in search of liberation for all. When she's not reading/listening to audiobooks and writing, you can find her laughing at memes and chatting incessantly about astrology (Cancer/Sagittarius/Cancer). Favorite genres: African American fiction and memoir.
Thanksgiving alternatives
Blog, Social Justice

3 Alternatives to ‘Celebrating’ Thanksgiving

How can a wholesome holiday such as Thanksgiving represent something so heinous? To those of us who question the way our culture continues to celebrate Thanksgiving, some might respond, “Well, we should show gratitude, and getting together with friends and family is what it’s all about. Stop making everything political.” But diminishing the violent history …

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Shauna Robinson interview + THE BANNED BOOKSHOP OF MAGGIE BANKS book cover
Author Interview, Blog

Shauna Robinson Talks Reading, Representation, and The Banned Bookshop of Maggie Banks

In The Banned Bookshop of Maggie Banks by Shauna Robinson, anti-bookworm Maggie Banks comes to Bell River to help out in her best friend’s bookstore. But she struggles to follow the strict rules put in place by the historic society, and eventually decides to play by her own rule book in order to bring new …

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