5 Reasons Why Books Changed My Life

5 Reasons Why Books Changed My life

My story starts out this way: When I was still a kid, my parents brought me to a library in Saudi Arabia and there I discovered the magical world of books. From talking animals to heart-stopping adventures, I devoured every story, gasped at each twist, and loved and hated so many fictional characters as if they […] Read more…

Banned Books Week 2016

Banned Books Week – The Unspoken Factor in the Banning of Diverse Books

It’s here, it’s finally here! From September 25 to October 1, the literature world is celebrating Banned Books Week. The theme this year is something close to my heart as a female of color: it’s about celebrating diversity and the books that contain them. I mean, it should be common sense, right? Of course we should celebrate […] Read more…