Little Reads – March 16, 2018

Little Reads is a weekly blog post dedicated to short stories or essays I find interesting online. They may be older posts or they may have published recently, but you will always find a link to those posts and my opinions here. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/14/obituaries/stephen-hawking-dead.html First off, while this isn't a short story or an essay, I…

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

I loved this book. It's just quirky and fun with a hint of seriousness in it. If you're looking to get away from some heavy diverse reading, then this diverse contemporary romance will whisk you to better and more fun-loving days. Here's some more about the book Agreeing to go to a wedding with a…

Unpopular Opinion (Valentine’s Day Edition): I have read 50 Shades of Grey twice

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! I'm not a big Valentine's Day celebrator, but I know many of you love the day of Love, so I hope you have a wonderful one. In honor of Valentine's Day, I wanted to write a little bit about a very famous book series that is finally playing its final film…

Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao

When you read this story, you're going to be taken aback. You're going to assume this is the story about young women who are kidnapped and rapped and treated like dirt and you'll feel this overwhelming need to protect and speak out for these women. What you won't understand is that this life is a…