How I Resist: Activism and Hope for the Next Generation

From the Publisher’s blurb- A collection of essays, songs, illustrations, and interviews about activism and hope, How I Resist features an all-star group of contributors, including, John Paul Brammer, Libba Bray, Lauren Duca, Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita, Alex Gino, Hebh Jamal, Malinda Lo, Dylan Marron, Hamilton star Javier Muñoz, Rosie O’Donnell,…

Norse Mythology

Edited to add: This is my most viewed post on my old blog and most relevant with Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology and American Gods series being so popular right now. I used an Audible credit to hear that version as a sneaky way to get around my no new books 2017 pledge. That clearly is an…

The Not-Quite States of America

I’m not too proud to say that I’ve never entirely understood territories. Puerto Rico, for instance, it’s the US, but only kind of? Why aren’t these places states? Doug Mack also wondered about that and took some research trips/paid vacations? To these territories as an average American to figure it out for us. This isn’t…

In the Shadow of Liberty

In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives Written By: Kenneth C Davis Published By: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (September 20, 2016) YA Nonfiction Cybils Nominee- Borrowed from the Chicago Library Well, I’m buying this one too. The narrative to this nonfiction or historical fiction is…