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Review: Parable of the Sower Graphic Novel

Review: Parable of the Sower Graphic Novel

Posted June 15, 2022 by Richetta in Graphic Novel

The graphic novel, Parable of the Sower, hit me in the gut and gave me a few bad dreams. I’m going to preface this review by saying, I don’t know if I was quite ready to read a dystopian graphic novel yet, considering the times we are in. I’ve been avoiding dystopian novels since March […]

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Reading Banned Books: Maus I & II

Reading Banned Books: Maus I & II

Posted May 16, 2022 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Graphic Novel

I’ve known about the graphic novel series Maus for a long time. But I had never read it until now. The duology has gotten a lot of attention in the past few months because of the terrible book banning that is going on around the country. I decided that it was time for me to […]

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Review: The Personal Librarian

Review: The Personal Librarian

Posted March 23, 2022 by Richetta in Adult Fiction, Book Reviews

I just finished The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray last night and I had so many thoughts afterwards, that I decided that I definitely had to write this review ASAP. When I first saw The Personal Librarian debut last year, I kind of eyed it but never really sought it out […]

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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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Book Review: The Power of Style: How Fashion and Beauty are Being Used to Reclaim Cultures

Book Review: The Power of Style: How Fashion and Beauty are Being Used to Reclaim Cultures

“There is a right way to be inspired or pay homage to another culture, however. By buying pieces from authentic artists… you are supporting a community by going straight to the source.” Fashion is not a topic I usually read about. However, I saw the Indigenous design featured on the cover of this book, The […]

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