Category: Features

#DecolonizeReading2023 Books Early Readers Features Genre It's Monday What Are You Reading Lifespan of a Reader Picture Books Reading Themes

[Monday Reading] Tackling Racism and Injustice in 2022 Diverse Picturebooks

“They say, Jay, it’s time we had a talk.” – Alicia D. Williams and Briana Mukodiri Uchendu, The Talk | “Dream, my child; imagine, my child. A new world – a new future – awaits.” – Ibram X. Kendi and Cbabi Bayoc, “Goodnight Racism.”

#DecolonizeReading2023 Adult Award-Winning Books Features Genre Lifespan of a Reader Literary Fiction Reading Themes Saturday Reads Speculative Fiction, Scifi, Fantasy

[Saturday Reads] Displacement and the Inevitable Revolt of the Colonized in RF Kuang’s “Babel”

She learned revolution is, in fact, always unimaginable. It shatters the world you know. The future is unwritten, brimming with potential. The colonizers have no idea what is coming, and that makes them panic. It terrifies them.
Good. It should.
– Babel, R. F. Kuang