First Line Fridays: My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite #firstlinefridays #thenavireview #bookreview #mysistertheserialkiller #oyinkanbraithwaite @doubledaybooks

Happy Friday, y’all! I’ve been hearing SO much about this book, My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite, and I’m excited to have started it this week. Here’s how it starts, with a kick and a bang! “Words” Ayoola summons me with these words — Korede, I killed him. I had hoped I would never … More First Line Fridays: My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite #firstlinefridays #thenavireview #bookreview #mysistertheserialkiller #oyinkanbraithwaite @doubledaybooks

First Line Fridays: Hardly Children by Laura Adamczyk #firstlinefridays #thenavireview #bookreview @fsgbooks

Happy Friday y’all! I’m so excited about starting this First Line Fridays series, because I think we can all agree that the first lines of a book not only set the tone for how the plot will move but for how we feel about the book overall too! Sometimes, the first few lines of a … More First Line Fridays: Hardly Children by Laura Adamczyk #firstlinefridays #thenavireview #bookreview @fsgbooks

Caviar Series: Episode 4, Heartbreak, Heartache, and Life’s Little Ironies #CaviarSeries #Foodie #FoodBlogger #FoodBlog #ChroniclesOfAFoodie #ChroniclesOfAFoodieGirl

September 29th: A picturesque evening in gentrified Atlanta I recently saw this meme online, which adequately describes our situation. I thought I’d share it with you guys: EARLY 30s LIFE SIMULATOR: YOU ARE DOWN TO 6 FRIENDS. ONE NO LONGER DRINKS DUE TO A BREASTFEEDING THING. EVERYONE’S TIRED. YOU ALL WORK TOMORROW.   When we … More Caviar Series: Episode 4, Heartbreak, Heartache, and Life’s Little Ironies #CaviarSeries #Foodie #FoodBlogger #FoodBlog #ChroniclesOfAFoodie #ChroniclesOfAFoodieGirl

Wednesdays in Publishing: The Top 6 Harmful Stereotypes We Never Even Noticed in Movies and Literature Part 2

Hey guys! Thanks to everyone who’s inboxed me and responded to my Goodreads post about this blog topic with elaborations and even more examples! One of my favorites was from one of my Goodreads followers who listed Last of the Mohicans as an example of the White Savior Complex. I wholly agree. I’ll take your Last of … More Wednesdays in Publishing: The Top 6 Harmful Stereotypes We Never Even Noticed in Movies and Literature Part 2

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

Paperback, 248 pages Published October 3rd 2017 by Graywolf Press In Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado blithely demolishes the arbitrary borders between psychological realism and science fiction, comedy and horror, fantasy and fabulism. While her work has earned her comparisons to Karen Russell and Kelly Link, she has a voice that is all her … More Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado