September 11, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
This haunted house mystery is less scary than it is simply interesting and engaging. A great book to recommend widely.
September 5, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
This powerful, well-written debut is an outstanding read not to be missed. I have read 164 books this year so far and this book is definitely in my top ten reads of 2023.
August 30, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Gil and his friends are looking to be heard, not just written off, not just used for good publicity whenever their school needs to show how "diverse" it is. And if no one is willing to listen? Well, Gil and company will make them.
August 18, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
A powerful, unflinching look at the hard truths of the legacy of slavery, mental health issues, and the connection between medical neglect and racism
July 6, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
In 2023, in our current era of censorship and aggressive attempts at book banning, perhaps it’s the most revolutionary thing we can do: speak. Or listen.
May 2, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
When someone pretends that a plantation is about love and good old-fashioned family values, it keeps us on very different wavelengths.
February 28, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
Back matter, as well as a nod in the publisher's description, explains that often female victims of white supremacy and lynching are overlooked in history. Here, they take center stage, and the stories of Lamb, Marion, and their family will stick with me for a long time. A brutal but beautiful read.
January 27, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
In The Stories Whiteness Tells Itself, I examine how, throughout our history, from 1619 on, Black and BIPOC Americans have always been assumed to be guilty until proven innocent and sometimes there was no proving them innocent.
November 16, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Dear reader, let my life be a lesson: Let not the pains of rejection keep you silent. Instead, let them be the contrary wind that pushes your sails onward listen to the wants permeating within your heart and quiet your every wondering brain.
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