Book Review: And I Do Not Forgive You

The Review And I Do Not Forgive You is a 2020 release, and the short story collection from Amber Sparks with the subtitle “and other revenges.” Boy does it live up to that subtitle. At its heart, the collection shows modern people in the quasi-fantastic, mostly-all-too-real world of technology, familial betrayal, and city life. TheContinue reading “Book Review: And I Do Not Forgive You”

Review: So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo

The Review: Part memoir and part handbook, Ijeoma Oluo’s new book is not just about talking: it’s about action. Oluo addresses two distinct audiences: people of color and white people who hope to engage in dialogue about race. She makes it clear early on that her book is not some magic cure for white supremacy,Continue reading “Review: So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo”

Review: The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen

The Review: Hope Nicholson’s primer into the history of female characters in comics is excellent. Need more information than that? I’m more than happy to provide. Starting in the 1930s and progressing to today, Nicholson selects a few characters to focus on at each point in time.  Nicholson highlights better known heroines, like Wonder WomanContinue reading “Review: The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen”

Book Review: Waveform: 21st Century Essays by Women

The Review In the preface to Waveform, the editor writes, “This book is not a memorial. Although we need to remember the women writers who have come before, this book is about women writing essays now. The wave is an image that catches the sense and motion that define the current movement, its fluidity andContinue reading “Book Review: Waveform: 21st Century Essays by Women”

Litsy Lemonade Interview: Mariam Williams

Mariam Williams Really lucky to get a chance to interview the woman behind “Redbone Afropuff & Black GRITS” today! Mariam has been published on Salon, Calliope, and the Huffington Post (as well as many other outlets) and writes a biweekly column for the National Catholic Reporter. 1.How did you get into blogging? I ventured intoContinue reading “Litsy Lemonade Interview: Mariam Williams”

Litsy Lemonade Interview: Camryn Garrett

This blog post is the second in a month-long series for the Litsy Feminist Bookclub’s goal to read through the Lemonade Syllabus (see Justina’s post here, if you missed it!) Our first book comes from the top of the fiction list, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  We’ll be reading this book through Oct. 15 andContinue reading “Litsy Lemonade Interview: Camryn Garrett”