[HEAR ME OUT] Why I Link to Bookshop Instead of Amazon

One of the questions I’m often asked in my Facebook page inbox is “why do you always share Bookshop links, and not Amazon?” I figure now is as good a time as any to answer that question. Let me start by saying I’m not on the self-righteous cancel train at ALL when it comes toContinue reading “[HEAR ME OUT] Why I Link to Bookshop Instead of Amazon”

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”

It’s Aight: A long thought about what Legacy of Orisha means for Black spec-fic writers…

Back in 2019, long before COVID-19 roamed the earth and drove us all inside brandishing cans of Lysol, the bookish internet was abuzz with news of Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Virtue and Vengeance. I couldn’t check social media without seeing 50-11 posts anticipating the book and after putting a poll up on the Equal OpportunityContinue reading “It’s Aight: A long thought about what Legacy of Orisha means for Black spec-fic writers…”