Can a White Author Tell My Story?

As first posted on feministbookclub.com To write is an expression of freedom. When you write, especially when you write fiction, you can do anything and be anyone. But, I have a question: Should writers only write about their own direct experiences? Retelling your culture back to you Lately, I have been grappling with my feelingsContinue reading “Can a White Author Tell My Story?”

Book Review: Read Dangerously

As first posted on feministbookclub.com Books and stories are so important to me. I believe they really do have the power to change the world because they have the power to change us as readers. So when I came across the book Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times by Azar Nafisi, I wasContinue reading “Book Review: Read Dangerously”

A Homeowner’s Guide to Living Green

Written by Kimberly Hayes As people become aware of environmental issues like climate change, many are seeking to embrace a more eco-friendly lifestyle. If you’re interested in following suit but don’t know where you can begin, you can actually start at home. Incorporating sustainability into your house can help you reduce your carbon footprint, minimizeContinue reading “A Homeowner’s Guide to Living Green”

Queen Elizabeth Jokes: Are They Funny?

As first posted on feministbookclub.com I’ll never forget where I was when I found out the Queen of England had died, just because it felt so absurd to me. “Oh my God,” I heard coming from down the hall as I was meeting with my student. “…DIED!”  At first, I thought they were talking aboutContinue reading “Queen Elizabeth Jokes: Are They Funny?”

Tokyo Dreaming by Emiko Jean: Book Review

Tokyo Dreaming by Emiko Jean My rating: 4 of 5 stars This sequel to Tokyo Ever After was what my spirit needed. I was ecstatic when I discovered the series as a retelling of The Princess Diaries, as I was freaking obsessed with that series growing up. Tokyo Dreaming was super cute, and I personallyContinue reading “Tokyo Dreaming by Emiko Jean: Book Review”

Love Radio: Book Review

It’s something about Black people and 90s pop culture that just feels so right. 90s pop culture set the stage right up front in this nostalgic YA romance. We love the 90s movie and music references! Love Radio by Ebony LaDelle really delivered. Dani and Prince have a lot on their young shoulders, and neitherContinue reading “Love Radio: Book Review”

4 Ways Your Local Library Can Accelerate Small Business Growth

by Kimberly Hayes According to the United States Census Bureau, a majority of businesses in the United States have fewer than five employees. Small businesses are often structured as sole proprietors or partnerships and have smaller capital compared to medium-sized companies or corporations. It takes time to grow a small business, but you can accelerateContinue reading “4 Ways Your Local Library Can Accelerate Small Business Growth”

Book Review: Equity

As first posted on feministbookclub.com When I first started Equity: How to Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives by Minal Bopaiah, I kept thinking how all the characters of The Office needed to read this book. I mean, I have never seen an entire episode of The Office, and all I know about the show are the toxic behaviorsContinue reading “Book Review: Equity”

Anticipated Books for August 2022

It’s that time of the month again! The first Tuesday of the month! Fresh books for a fresh month. New books will distract me from the fact that summer is nearly over 🥲 Mademoiselle Revolution by Zoe Sivak Release date: August 2nd Love me some historical fiction novels with Black women at the center! JournalContinue reading “Anticipated Books for August 2022”

Book Review: Crying in H Mart

As first posted on feministbookclub.com If you have unresolved mommy issues, I would not suggest you to read Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner. If you haven’t self-diagnosed yourself with said issues, then I highly recommend you read this! Crying in H Mart is a memoir outlining Zauner’s relationship with her mother, before, during, and after she diesContinue reading “Book Review: Crying in H Mart”