Category: Currently Reading

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Friday Night Highlights: A Haunted House and an Unlicensed Exorcist

Friday Night Highlights: A Haunted House and an Unlicensed Exorcist

I am currently forcing myself to come for air from my current read, Within These Wicked Walls by Lauren Blackwood, to bring you Friday Night Highlights. Or in this case, I might need to rename it Weekend Reading Inspirations. I don’t visit haunted houses anymore, but I will read about a haunted house. If that […]

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Friday Night Highlights: History, Fantasy and Horror Combine in Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark

Friday Night Highlights: History, Fantasy and Horror Combine in Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark

I got put onto Ring Shout by by P. Djèlí Clark by fellow Bookstagrammer @Bookish_Afrolatina after I saw it on her timeline. I was immediately intrigued and wondered whether it was a backlist title or something recently published. Either way, I had never heard of it before. But I’m definitely glad it turned up on […]

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Poetry Volumes to Explore

Poetry Volumes to Explore

Posted April 29, 2021 by Richetta in Currently Reading, poetry

National Poetry Month is almost over, but poetry is something we should celebrate all year long. I used to just read poems in isolation, but recently I’ve begun to check out poetry volumes.  After watching a session on teaching poetry at the 2020 NCTE Convention by #TeachLivingPoets founder Melissa Alter Smith and APLitHelp.com Educator Susan […]

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Current Read: Hood Feminism

Current Read: Hood Feminism

Posted April 26, 2021 by Richetta in Currently Reading, non-fiction

An Intriguing Critique of the Feminist Movement I’ve been making my way slowly through Mikki Kendall’s Hood Feminism: Notes From the Women That A Movement Forgot. This is partially because my kids keep pulling my bookmark out of book and I have been rereading some passages when I’ve been really tired. So I’m going to […]

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