A 2020 Update: Black Lives Matter, and BIPOC book resources

When I started the “Reading Diversely” book project in 2017, I was frustrated and I was aware that the “mainstream” books that received marketing money and were likely to be recommended and receive awards most often were dominated by white men. I wasn’t angry. Yet. Over the course of that year, I fell back in … More A 2020 Update: Black Lives Matter, and BIPOC book resources

Fact and Fables

Hello everyone! It has been a while since I posted on this site, and I wanted to remind you all that if you are interested in my more recent experiences in books and more, you can follow me over on factandfables.com! I haven’t been writing this past year, but I am back and raring to … More Fact and Fables

New Website!

  Hello Everyone, I am still getting some of my new website up, but for now, I am still blogging at Fact and Fable, which you can find at factandfables.com. Eventually, I will have some products available and I will be posting about books, podcasts, TV and much more. At the moment, I only have … More New Website!

Week 42: On not finishing books, and binge watching TV

Hello Everyone, This week is a little different because I actually didn’t finish a book I am ready to talk about yet. I am still making my way through Anne of Green Gables, but other than that I really struggled to find a book I was excited about this week. The first thing that happened … More Week 42: On not finishing books, and binge watching TV

The VIDA Count: A fantastic organization that is highlighting the sorry state of diversity in publishing

Recently I found out about an organization that I cannot believe I am just hearing about now. According to its website, “VIDA is a non-profit feminist organization committed to creating transparency around the lack of gender parity in the literary landscape and to amplifying historically marginalized voices, including people of color; writers with disabilities; and … More The VIDA Count: A fantastic organization that is highlighting the sorry state of diversity in publishing

Tentative Thoughts on Charlottesville: Not a Weekly Update

I’m sorry everyone, but this past week has been crazy on many levels, and I have decided to post a combined update this weekend instead of trying to write something this week. However, I did want to say that I have been deeply saddened by the events in the United States over the past week … More Tentative Thoughts on Charlottesville: Not a Weekly Update