Set in Houston, Texas, Washington's second novel is a stirring, profound expression of complex relationships and enduring love. Benson and Mike are a queer, interracial couple that get separated when Mike decides to travel to Japan to be with his dying father at the same time that Mike's mother, Mitsuko arrives in Houston to visit him.
I usually only post about books I love on my blog but this post is a bit different as I'm sure you can tell from the title. Today, I'm going to be discussing the 5 books I believe to be hyperbolically overrated as far as the online book community is concerned
As it's currently Bisexual Visibility or Awareness week, an international celebration that is observed annually from 16 - 23 September, I've compiled a line-up of books with bi characters that I'm hoping to finish by the end of this month.
From essays about revolutionising the way we perceive masculinity to Carnival to Caribbean food to creating spaces for Black people to enjoy cultural expression ... these essays discuss how Black Joy can either be a deeply personal or collective experience.
To claim victimhood for simply having an opinion is a wilful act of ignorance that completely disregards the detrimental impact those opinions have on society's most vulnerable people.
. These narratives have always lent themselves more suitably to TV and cinema in my opinion but the books featured in today's post have shown me that they can be just as nail-biting and suspenseful in books too.
In today's post, I'll be discussing my thoughts on the FIVE books I predicted would be 5-Star reads back in April, earlier this year. I will be answering the question; Were these books as life-changing as monumental as I had initially hoped?
Today I thought I would share my most recent Booktube video here on my blog as well. I develop the themes of structural racism and denialism in Britain with the help of some non-fiction books I've read recently.
From stories about university life, workplace dissatisfaction, family, online dating and holiday-making, John takes us on a journey through the events in her life that have led to her eventual singledom.
Surviving Home is a potent collection of autobiographical poems about the harsh challenges of life as told from the perspective of a black American woman.