If you can’t read, listen!

Someone recently asked me how I consume so much literature. Honestly, I try to take in literature anyway possible including listening to it. I’m lucky that my local library has tons of digital resources that are easily available so I can just pick up audiobooks or check them out on my phone. (Shout out libraries,…

Can you get a literary boner?

I was just looking through the long list of books for the National Book Award and the representation here is AMAZING! I have never had to add so many books to my read list at one time. While reading the list my heart started racing and I got super excited. This list is seriously giving…

A Colony in a Nation

Earlier this year Chris Hayes published “A Colony in a Nation” which has received largely positive reviews as he compares the lives lived by whites in America (the colony) and the lives lived by POCs in America (the colony). It is a pretty short book at only about 250 pages but that doesn’t prevent the…

Torrent of reading but writing… not so much

I’ve been super quiet lately and reading a ton but not writing like I should. Here are some great books I’ve read recently that I’m doing my darndest to get on the site soon: The Underground Railroad, Homegoing, The Surrendered, The Wangs vs the World and probably some I’m forgetting. All of these books were…

Books about Muslim life

I haven’t gotten to write reviews about many of the books written by and about Muslim people but obviously we all can learn more about other minority communities. So here are some book recommendations by Muslim authors from  Buzzfeed and HuffPo . My entire goal with this blog is to help bring us all together by learning about…

Currently Reading 2.16.17

Hi All, I finished my last Louise Erdrich book and have started on Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer. It’s a long book so it might take some time to read it but I’ve been a fan of Foer in the past so I was eager to dive into this one. The book centers on…

Currently Reading

HBR is currently reading The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich a Native American author well known for her stories. We hope to have the report of this book up soon. But in the meantime read along with me.