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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Author Interview, Blog, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Blkstacks Book Recs + Dancing with Numbers with Tricia M. Taitt

Using her bookseller skills, content contributor Alana Amore Colvin (the admin behind blkstacks on instagram and youtube) provides book recommendations for folks looking to expand their reading taste to include more black women writers! Stacks keeps it simple giving listeners the starter pack for black femme literature. More on black femme literature, Renee chats with …

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Author Interview, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Love in the Time of Serial Killers Review + A Cat-and-Mouse Thriller in the Jim Crow South with Wanda M. Morris

In the first segment, Jordy sits down to discuss one of her favorite books of this year. Love in the Time of Serial Killers gives us the spice we need, the laughs we want, and the insight we weren’t expecting. Wanda M. Morris’ sophomore thriller, Anywhere You Run, comes out this week and Renee wants …

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