Dear Mr. Potter ⚡

Dear Mr. Potter, It has been twelve years since I first read you. Uninformed as I was, I started with Chamber of Secrets thinking that hearing the story of Philosopher's Stone readied me to explore Hogwarts and its literal pits with you. I was wrong; but I remember waiting for you to get your birthday … Continue reading Dear Mr. Potter ⚡

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Favourite Poems: February 2018

This year, I’ve decided to read a poem a day. It gets difficult to quantify, sometimes, mainly because a) I’m exploring what’s poetry supposed to mean, and b) I like reading poetry collections. In addition to poem/day, I'm also trying to read a poetry collection each month. (But at this point I'm sure I'm just showing … Continue reading Favourite Poems: February 2018

2017: Favourite Books

A summary of my reading year

Since I read some really great books this year, I'm not including re-reads in this list. Fiction 1) The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas The story of 16-year-old Starr, who sees her childhood friend(s) being killed by police officers. She lives in a predominantly Black neighborhood, and goes to a predominantly White school, and … Continue reading 2017: Favourite Books