Black authors, Reviews

Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Synopsis: The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Ten years later, one sister lives… Continue reading Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett


Review: Nothing Without Us Anthology

Synopsis: We are the heroes, not the sidekicks.“Can you recommend fiction that has main characters who are like us?” This is a question we who are disabled, Deaf, neurodiverse, Spoonie, and/or who manage mental illness ask way too often. Typically, we’re faced with stories about us crafted by people who really don’t get us. We’re… Continue reading Review: Nothing Without Us Anthology


Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour by Julie Maroh

So the second 'book' that I've read this month was the graphic novel Blue is the Warmest Colour. I'm sure that people have heard of the movie adaptation that came out 2013, that made a lot of news mainly for featuring a lesbian couple, something that hadn't been very popular on the big screen, or… Continue reading Review: Blue is the Warmest Colour by Julie Maroh


Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Hello and Welcome back! I took a break after doing my twelve days of Xmas to let myself settle back into my life in Montreal, sort out all my new activities, and most importantly read some more books! I've only managed to read two books since coming back but man have they given me something… Continue reading Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

12 Days of Christmas 2017, Lists by Mon, Writing Pieces

Favourite Netflix Shows!

Hello all! With winter break coming to an end, I've spent way too much time watching Netflix. So just so you know more about me, I thought that I would share some of my favourite shows. You know, other than Stranger Things, the Marvel shows, all the regular favourites. But, to put a twist on… Continue reading Favourite Netflix Shows!