Graphic novels and Manga has long been a medium of reading that I have enjoyed reading. Though some might deem it to be puerile and debate whether these books can actually be considered literature, I've discovered many meaningful and in some instances educational stories through this means of storytelling such as my current read; Monster … Continue reading Graphic Novels/Manga Reviews
Nothing complements the monotony of a repetitive task like listening to an audiobook. Right? I agree, but lately I've also found that listening to Bookish podcasts can be just as conducive to getting all those boringly tedious tasks out of the way
Lockdown in the U.K. is set to start easing in the coming months. But with many of us still spending most of our time at home, I've been coping with the challenges of quarantine and working from home by not only reading but by spending an inordinate amount of binge-worthy hours streaming Netflix TV shows.
I loved the dynamics of the writing that was at times highly academic and at other at times casual. It covers various different aspects of afro hair, de-stigmatising the negative connotations synonymous with black hair types from a spiritual, political, philosophical and even mathematical vantage point.
I personally love physical books and nurture fantasies of one day having my own personal library or boon of escapism from the world, but routinely switching between different reading formats keeps the practice stimulating and engaging.
I had a very small number of books or number of books read that center on black voices, Latinx voices, indigenous voices, LGBTQ+ voices, Asian voices and minority ethnic voices. Of course I have some books that fit this bill
For many people, October marks the dawn of Autumn, that cosy rustic season synonymous with vibrant sepia colours, knitwear, pumpkin hot chocolates and the delightfully terrifying holiday that is Halloween. But did you know that October is also Black History Month in the U.K.?
The Bi-ble is a collection of essays written by an extremely diverse cast of bi/pan and queer individuals...their experiences all reflect a larger issue of having one's sexual identity diminished, marginalised or written off as just a stepping stone to being gay and therefore not valid.
Most avid readers and bloggers within the book community will know the internal conflict of book buying bans well. It is a resolution to abstain from buying new books for any specified period of time.
Despite my former misgivings though, romance can be as enjoyable and accessible a genre or story arc that would appeal to all genders, men, women, non-binary etc.