• Book Beat: They Can’t Kill Us All

    Book Beat: They Can’t Kill Us All0

    • September 14, 2017

    Hello all, Stephanie here again!  I was excited to find that there’s been a lot going on in the book and publishing industry this past week surrounding female authors, writers, and characters, particularly black women. Let’s get into it! In YA book news, the second book in Daniel Jose Older’s Shadowshaper Cypher series, Shadowhouse Fall, came

  • Zine Review: Gringa

    Zine Review: Gringa0

    Gringa Kat Fajardo Kat Fajardo’s Gringa opens with a startling two-page spread: protestors, some angry, many gleeful, hold up signs bearing statements like “Diversity = White Genocide” and “Return to Sender.” It is a stark, frightening punch in the gut; a reminder that those who carry xenophobic mindsets are not ugly, black-hat-wearing villains, but people

  • Review: Do You Miss Your Country?

    Review: Do You Miss Your Country?2

    Do You Miss Your Country? Monika Szydłowska Centrala A copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  I don’t often talk about my father’s immigration. If I do, it’s usually because I’ve been directly asked about the “when” and “why,” and while the former response is simple, the