Last Week in Books, Jan 31-Feb 6: Let’s Bring This Back, Shall We?

Happy Black History Month! Let’s take a quick look back at some of the most interesting diverse books news from last week. OG Black speculative fiction writer Gerald L Coleman has put together the dopest, most definitive list of Black science fiction and fantasy I’ve EVER seen. Please check it out.[ Gerald L Coleman] ThisContinue reading “Last Week in Books, Jan 31-Feb 6: Let’s Bring This Back, Shall We?”

Last Week In Books, September 7th – 14th:

Welcome to this week’s diverse book news recap! Let’s just get started, shall we? It’s Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month in the USA starting tomorrow. While the month has its share of controversies(both internal and external), I personally am looking forward to my all Latinx, all the time reading list for the rest of the month. [PenguinContinue reading “Last Week In Books, September 7th – 14th:”

Last Week in Books, August 17th – 24th: Lovecraft Is Fine and The Apocalypse Already Happened

Let’s start with the biggest news and work our way across: HBO’s Lovecraft Country, based on the book by Matt Ruff, premiered last week to rave reviews. Classic horror fiction fans are pinning a lot of hopes on its potential to both highlight Lovecraft’s creations and redeem his racist legacy. Also, in case you missedContinue reading “Last Week in Books, August 17th – 24th: Lovecraft Is Fine and The Apocalypse Already Happened”

Last Week In Books, August 10th – August 17th: A Literary Ladies Night

This one’s a quickie, fellow readers. Most of the news this week involves literary women doing big things, and they can all speak for themselves. So click, click, click away! British writers are pleading with OfQual to keep poetry in the GCSEs.[The Guardian] The dirty rap song W.A.P. by Megan Thee Stallion and Cardi BContinue reading “Last Week In Books, August 10th – August 17th: A Literary Ladies Night”

Last Week In Books, July 27th – August 2nd: Wait, what? August? Already? How?

Whew,fellow readers. The more I blog the more I realize just how much is going on in the world of publishing and good books. The world of reading is busy, and while sometimes I have to dive a little deep to find info about diverse books, it’s out there for the finding. If you don’tContinue reading “Last Week In Books, July 27th – August 2nd: Wait, what? August? Already? How?”

Last Week In Books, July 20th – 27th: Follow Me On Social Media!

Last weekend I racked up my 1000th Instagram follower. For those of you who don’t know, this blog grew out of an Instagram account that became a Facebook page and then expanded to include a blog, all in the space of less than a year. I’m not sure exactly what I did to get thisContinue reading “Last Week In Books, July 20th – 27th: Follow Me On Social Media!”

Last Week In Books, July 6th – July 13th: Sistahs Are Doing It For Themselves

What the hell is this? Seriously, what the hell? I went searching for an annotated copy of Harriet Jacob‘s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl to send to someone as part of my book fairy project and came across this travesty. Incidents…is in the public domain, which means it often gets repackaged inContinue reading “Last Week In Books, July 6th – July 13th: Sistahs Are Doing It For Themselves”

Last Week in Books, June 9th – June 16th

Time? What is time? What did I really mean when I said I would do a news post every week? The world may never know… A biopic about Shirley Jackson, author of The Lottery (aka that creepy short story in everyone’s English textbook) was released last week,with Scientologist Handmaid Elisabeth Moss playing the writer. It’sContinue reading “Last Week in Books, June 9th – June 16th”

Last Week In Books: May 18-24, 2020

So here we are in the last full week of May, beautiful people. It seems like just yesterday it was the 78th day of March, but we’ve made it all the way to the beginning of summer and hopefully no-one’s broken their glasses yet. This week sees sea creatures, fictionalized president’s wives, and a veryContinue reading “Last Week In Books: May 18-24, 2020”