What am I reading during these dark times?
A bias many adults don't realize they have is that middle grade fiction, is well, for kids. The streamlined plot and storytelling do not indicate a simple story, however. In fact, I love reading middle grade fiction because of the tough issues and questions the authors wrestle with, without all the fancy, plumped up fiction... Continue Reading →
Do I want to leave the Methodist Church? No. And sometimes we have to do what we don't want to do, in order to make the right choice.
Fareeda knew that no matter what any woman said, culture could not be escaped. Even if it meant tragedy. Even if it meant death. At least she was able to recognize her role in their culture, own up to it, instead of sitting around saying "If only I had done things differently." It took more... Continue Reading →
What are your favorite bookish podcasts?
A man who not only built a life for his own family, but a life for the families of many other arab immigrants