There are TONS of books that do help me and have changed my life in small and large ways. They’re just not called “self-help.” These books have stuck with me over the years, and I hope they will make a difference for you, too.
This month, we’ve got a few contemplative heavy-hitters: One that will cause some great introspection, one that takes you on the grief roller coaster, and one that’s sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.
A review of new Midwest adventure novel, Raft of Stars by Andrew Graff, set in Wisconsin's Northwoods and three Midwest books to read next.
Our February Valentine's Day weekend "Build Your Own Bookish Bouquets" may have been 15 degrees below zero, but we kept heaters blasting and our spirits high. Valentine's Day deservedly gets a bad rap for being commercial, capitalist, and traditionally exclusive of anything but "romance." Stodgy old holidays like this give us a chance to think… Continue reading A Bookish Way to be in Love with Love
It’s no surprise that Black women have delivered some of the most impactful fiction, essays, poetry, history and social commentary not only in our recent history, but throughout history. From Audre Lorde, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, and Octavia Butler to Ijeoma Oluo, Jesmyn Ward, Roxanne Gay and N.K. Jemison, the canon of Black female authors… Continue reading 3 Books by Women to Read this Black History Month (And All the Time)