My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Rusell

Synopsis Exploring the psychological dynamics of the relationship between a precocious yet naïve teenage girl and her magnetic and manipulative teacher, a brilliant, all-consuming read that marks the explosive debut of an extraordinary new writer. 2000. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled in an affair with Jacob Strane, her magnetic … Continue reading My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Rusell

June Wrap-up

Hi everyone! This is still relevant, it will always be: BLM petitions and links June was an amazing month for me personally, although not so much reading wise. I finished my degree! I'm oficially an Occupational Therapist and I counldn't be happier! It's a little bittersweet without the graduation ceremony to celebrate with my friends … Continue reading June Wrap-up

The Deep by Rivers Solomon

Synopsis The water-breathing descendants of African slave women tossed overboard have built their own underwater society—and must reclaim the memories of their past to shape their future in this brilliantly imaginative novella inspired by the Hugo Award nominated song “The Deep” from Daveed Diggs’ rap group Clipping. Yetu holds the memories for her people—water-dwelling descendants … Continue reading The Deep by Rivers Solomon

May Wrap-up

Hi everyone! Before we get into today's post, I want to bring some attention to the Black Lives Matter movement. In this link you can find resources to donate and to sing petitions for. It is incredibly important to support in any way we can. This is also a thread of petitions that aren't getting … Continue reading May Wrap-up