Book Review | All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir
More than just the framing of anguish and trauma, All My Rage is also a story of promise, of channelling rage and injustice into overcoming adversity and this made the story so appealing, as we want to see these characters flourish and surmount difficult obstacles.
Book Discussion Video | Structural racism And Denialism in Britain
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.
Book Review: Surviving Home by Katerina Canyon
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.
Bookish Podcasts Worth Listening To
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
Young Adult Books That Celebrate Black Joy
Before we get into the main post, I have some news; LochanReads now has a monthly newsletter! Every month, I will be sharing a themed reading recommendations list, with the aim of encouraging more people to read diverse.
FIVE 5-Star Predictions!
Having only read two 5-star reads this year, I am on the lookout for more next-level, deeply affecting reads that will leave a lasting impression on me. One of my 5-stars for 2021 is a non-fiction feminist collection of essays and speeches called Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde and you can read my review here!
Graphic Novels/Manga Reviews
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…
Don’t Touch My Hair by Emma Dabiri
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.
Books I Bought Because Of The Author
If you’re a books enthusiast, you’ll probably agree that the act of book buying is just as fulfilling as the practise of reading itself.