Thoughtful Thursday | Asian Representation in American Media & Literature

So, I have a lot of feelings regarding the depiction and representation of Asians in both media & literature. If you're interested in gaining more insight into this topic (and you should), I came across this really great article on vice.com by Filipina journalist Bettina Makalintal through her twitter: Hollywood Doesn't Fully Represent Asian Americans Yet. … Continue reading Thoughtful Thursday | Asian Representation in American Media & Literature

Goodreads Monday #1

Happy Monday, book lovers. I'm here with my my first ever Goodreads Monday post. Thanks to Susanlovesbooks for introducing me to this weekly meme! Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners . To participate, you simply choose a random book from your TBR and show it off. Don’t forget to check out her blog and link back to Lauren’s Page Turners and … Continue reading Goodreads Monday #1

Book Review | The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Young Adult Realistic Fiction, Poetry →2019 Michael L. Printz Award Winner →2019 Walter Dean Myers Award Winner →2018 Boston Globe, Horn Book Award Winner →2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature Winner Synopsis from Amazon: Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since … Continue reading Book Review | The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo