Anticipated books for June 2023

It’s my birthday month! The best gift to me is that there are so many dope books coming out this month. And I am also starstruck that I have the same birthday as Tiffany D. Jackson 🤩 Here are the books coming out this month! Wild Poppies by Haya Saleh, Marcia Lynx Qualey (translator) ReleaseContinue reading “Anticipated books for June 2023”

Racial Justice at Work: My Friend, the Performative Ally 

As first posted on The Inclusion Solution My team sat in the living room of our house rental for our retreat, swapping horror stories of the ways in which we had been harmed by the white women in our field.   To varying degrees, we had personal relationships with these white women — some of themContinue reading “Racial Justice at Work: My Friend, the Performative Ally “

Activism 101: Financial Equity

Some of our friends at wanted to share some information about financial equity! Sharing information about the women & racial wealth gap is something we’re passionate about at We’ve been providing visitors with carefully researched, timely financial information since 2013. Financial advice for the Black community and women can include developing a budget, setting financial goals, establishing anContinue reading “Activism 101: Financial Equity”

Anticipated books for April 2023

Happy National Poetry Month (and all the other months April is)! Here is a list of books I’m excited to come out this month, most of which come out on April 4th. Don’t judge me that this list doesn’t actually contain that many poetry books 😅 Blood Debts by Terry J. Benton-Walker Release Date: AprilContinue reading “Anticipated books for April 2023”

The Worms that Saved the World: Book Review

One thing about me, I will read any book for any age! And I’m the auntie that will give all the kids in her life books to read 🤓 So when the author of this book reached out to me and gave me a social justice book for children, I knew I would have aContinue reading “The Worms that Saved the World: Book Review”

Anticipated books for March 2023

Happy Women’s History Month! Here are some dope new releases by women (and nonbinary people) to add to your TBR! Study Break:11 College Tales from Orientation to Graduation edited by Aashna Avachat Release Date: March 7 LGBTQ, YA My Dear Henry: A Jekyll & Hyde Remix by Kalynn Bayron Release Date: March 7 LGBTQ, YAContinue reading “Anticipated books for March 2023”

Activism 101: Bookish Organizations to Give Back to

As first posted on As a bookish organization we believe in taking action throughout the year with our money because – as the saying goes – money talks. Did you know that the Feminist Book Club gives back 5% of profits from their boxes to feminist nonprofits and organizations? If you looking to setContinue reading “Activism 101: Bookish Organizations to Give Back to”

Stalking Isn’t Romantic

As first posted on Why do so many of the love stories we love have stalking attached to them? I think our culture is obsessed with obsession.  January was National Stalking Awareness Month, but its never too late to talk about how stalking tropes sneak its way into so many of our love stories.Continue reading “Stalking Isn’t Romantic”

CoHo Scraps her Coloring Book

As first posted on Colleen Hoover did not have the greatest idea when she wanted to adapt one of her best selling books It Ends with Us into a coloring book. Fans took to TikTok to voice their outrage. As a domestic violence advocate, I am constantly hyper aware of things in our society that glorify and glamorizeContinue reading “CoHo Scraps her Coloring Book”

Anticipated books for February 2023

It’s Love Month! It’s Black History Month! It’s a good month to add books to your TBR! Here are some books I’m excited to see for February! Hijab Butch Blues: A Memoir by Lamya H Release Date: Feb. 7 LGBTQ+ memoir Healing Justice Lineages: Dreaming at the Crossroads of Liberation, Collective Care, and Safety byContinue reading “Anticipated books for February 2023”