Kiese Laymon’s Heavy is the deeply personal memoir of a Black boy growing up in Jackson, Mississippi and learning from experiences at once traumatic and uplifting, careless and loving, heavy and light.
Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark is the sharply personal and detailed true crime historical retelling of the horrific crimes committed by the Golden State Killer from 1974 to 1986.Continue reading “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: Michelle McNamara”
Sophia Shalmiyev’s Mother Winter is the deeply personal explorative memoir of Shalmiyev’s lifelong desire to know and understand her mother.
Endless thanks to Simon Books for sending this advanced copy!Continue reading “Mother Winter: Sophia Shalmiyev”
Rupi Kaur’s The Sun and Her Flowers tells the story of heartbreak and growth through a series of beautifully simple poems.Continue reading “The Sun and Her Flowers: Rupi Kaur”