Speaking directly to the reader, Frederick Joseph offers powerful reflections on his own experiences with racism. As a former "token Black kid", he now presents himself as the friend many readers need, touching on topics including cultural appropriation, "reverse racism" and white privilege. Featuring interviews with figures such as writer Angie Thomas, content creator Toni … Continue reading On Being A Better White Person
I got this book of Netgalley in return for an honest review. Synopsis Set in a mythical India at the start of the first millennium, The Long Road to Nalanda is the story of a young outcaste, Abhi, who is offered as blood sacrifice to the giant snake God, Jwala. Abhi, a feisty young adolescent, … Continue reading The Long Road to Nalanda ARC Review
I got this book for free of NetGalley in return for an honest review. We've all seen the plethora of books that inspire young children to follow their dreams and do what they want to regardless of gender stereotypes. This book is one for teenagers that feature actual teenagers doing important things in their community, … Continue reading You Can Change The World Review
It's a new month tomorrow, and I thought that I would share my TBR for the month. I probably won't be reading a lot this month as it is exam season, but hopefully I will be able to read these 5 books. Of Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness As a world-ending war surges to … Continue reading June TBR
I was lucky enough to receive this book on NetGalley in return for an honest review. I wanted to read this book as (as I am sure you are aware by now) I study philosophy and Buddhism for my A Levels. The title refers to an enlightened being, which got me intrigued as to how … Continue reading Readymade Bodhisattva: Arc Review
I haven't done one of these for a while, but I have recently planned a lot of blog posts which require me to read certain books (usually I review what I read as and when I read). I thought that I would share the next few books that I will be reading (and yes you can see this as a glimpse of what I will be posting in the near-ish future).
I was fortunate to get a review copy of Welcome To Dystopia from OR Books through NetGalley. It is a collection of 45 short stories based on the current world, with a main focus on the Trump administration. Since 45 reviews are quite a lot, I will be splitting this into 5 reviews each of … Continue reading Welcome To Dystopia Part 3