Happy Dr Seuss day!
I’m going to share my favorite quote by Dr Seuss: Spend some time reading your favorite book!
I wrote a book in two months. *excited panic*
I’m doing big thangs.
Five writing habits I am starting this new year
Hello 2022, year of writing.
Book report: Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris
Reminder: the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.
A short ode to Barnes and Noble: my 500th trip
The fresh smell of books even after a long day with whiny (but cute) children never fails to get my hands hungry for buying a book with money I don’t have. (Yet.) Thank God that didn’t happen, but I’ll be glad to tell you what did happen: Laying my eyes on some books I’ve been…
Just Mercy: movie review
In his early 20s, while outside eating a piece of chicken and awaiting the arrival of a friend, Jade Brown—who is now 43 and a talented executive chef, father and businessman alongside his wife in Houston, Texas—recalls to me hearing police sirens and seeing police cars—”six or seven of them” in his words—stop in front…
The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: The Notes pt. 1 book review
*SPOILERS AHEAD. IF YOU HAVE NOT READ THIS BOOK OR ARE PLANNING TO READ IT, PLEASE DO NOT PROCEED.* I bought this book last week. I finished this book yesterday. I don’t even know what to process or where to start. This book was wrapped up in so much sadness and reality that it was…
Inside the mind of a library: a late night, spontaneous visit to Young library
Ah, Black History month. As much as I am new to actively participating in this month, having recently deciding personally that I would love to get to know my race and my culture more, I stopped by the Alice McKean Young library to pick up a few books on the subject; mostly for my students…
Inside the mind of a library: Smith Neighborhood Library
After the permanent closing of a beloved Barnes and Noble store on Westheimer two years ago, I realized I had been taking my love for bookstores and libraries for granted. As a book sniffer and lover, I enjoy seeing books. Just seeing them brings great happiness to my page-sniffing heart. So when I got off…