Book Review: This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

"The half-life of love is forever." On a beach in the Dominican Republic, a doomed relationship flounders. In the heat of a hospital laundry room in New Jersey, a woman does her lover’s washing and thinks about his wife. In Boston, a man buys his love child, his only son, a first baseball bat and … Continue reading Book Review: This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

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Book Review: Mazahl’s Ascent by S.V. Atla

"Many things are hidden on the bodies covered by oppression." In Saudi Arabia, where women’s bodies are deemed the inferior possessions of men, where female sexuality is regulated for the continuation of a sexist regime, an erotic and formidable woman arises from the ashes of patriarchal horror. Trapped and suspected of treachery, Mazahl seeks to … Continue reading Book Review: Mazahl’s Ascent by S.V. Atla

Unboxing: Mermaid Crate “Magic and Madness” July Anniversary Box

❝A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic.❞ ~ Carl Sagan Whenever I am asked how I discovered bookstagram, I would always say it all started when I met the lovely team behind Mermaid Crate (MC). I had the pleasure of sitting beside their table during a book fair we participated in … Continue reading Unboxing: Mermaid Crate “Magic and Madness” July Anniversary Box