Genre: adult, fantasy Diversity tags: author of color (black author), poc representation (bipoc cast, north african-inspired world), lgbtqiap+ representation (f/f pairing, m/m pairing, nonbinary side character) Publication date: 23 March 2021 Publisher: Orbit Books ☕ Add this book on goodreads ☕ Pre-order on amazon Synopsis: Touraine is a soldier. Stolen as a child and raised… Continue reading SCHEDULE: The Unbroken by C. L. Clark
[SPOILER WARNING] A short review of this epic mythological story of power, maternal love, and basketball in the form of a novella written in verse.
[SPOILER WARNING] Trying to sort my feelings about the awesome worldbuilding and complicated family dynamics in the first installment of the Green Bone Saga. SPOILERS AHEAD!
I list questions we can ask ourselves while reading texts and categorize them according to level of complexity. I also talk about how each kind can be helpful in enriching our engagement with the text and share my thoughts on what it means to be an active reader.
This reading log is part of a series called Classroom Without Walls, where I come up with discussion questions for books I read and try to answer them too. This is my first entry, and I would love to appreciate your thoughts on the format and the kinds of questions asked here. Whatever is a… Continue reading Whatever by Carmen Guerrero Nakpil: Discussion questions + answers and thoughts I have so far
in the laundry room at the end of the hall: Salihiya, Manama, Bahrain (June 2004) This is part of a series called Stories Over Coffee, where I write about my memories of growing up in Bahrain and Qatar in order to preserve them. When I was in third grade, my mom was taken to the… Continue reading Big girls don’t cry