Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories by Kelly Barnhill

Hardcover, 304 pages Published February 20th 2018 by Algonquin Books Source: Publisher I have been a fan of Kelly Barnhill’s since I read The Witch’s Boy which was a marvelous feat of imagination. Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories is no different. The anthology features stories written in different styles; it celebrates a vibrant and diverse …

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey

Hardcover, 256 pages Published May 22nd 2018 by Grand Central Publishing Source: Publisher I wasn’t aware of Franchesca Ramsey and her viral video until I read this book so if you haven’t heard of Franchesca Ramsey before now, do yourself a favour and Google her. Well, That Escalated Quickly details Franchesca’s accidental …

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Hardcover, 249 pages Published June 1st 2017 by Bloomsbury Circus Source: Raincoast Books Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race is an unflinching look at race politics everywhere but localized, especially, in England where the author is from. Here’s the official synopsis: In 2014, award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote …