Black Lives Matter: A Reading List — Longreads Blog

Do you want to amp up your reading list? Then take a look at this post!


This week’s reading list has three parts. Part One features Black authors writing explicitly about anti-Black police brutality. Part Two features Black authors writing about subjects other than police brutality, because maybe it’s in your best interest not to subject yourself to more mental anguish than is necessary, and because Black people deserve to write about […]

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The Future is Now

The Future is Now

As I reach the end of my undergrad degree, I can’t help but think about the various transitions which are coming up  in my life. I’m a self-professed workaholic, and yet, the one constant in my life has been study. There was always something that had to be studied and an exam to be written. And while I had many jobs, they were never considered to be more important than my studies.


So here I am,at a point where my studies have come (temporarily) to an end, and full-full-time work is going to become the most important thing.


I should be excited about that, right…?


In a way I am. I love work and I love money too , but the thought of spending 8 hours a day, 5 days a week in the same place is daunting.


But, c’est la vie, and I’m sure I’ll get used to the routine. In the mean time, I’ll just enjoy my well-deserved freedom!

Marthese reviews Dare Truth Or Promise by Paula Boock

A book I truly enjoyed reading, so glad to see it reviewed 🙂

The Lesbrary


“It’s dynamite, Mo. It’s dynamite”

I have not read many classic queer literature, so when my friend lent me this book – no matter how many ebooks I have, nothing beats a paper book- I jumped on the bandwagon.

Dare Truth Or Promiseis a classic romance that takes place in Dunedin, New Zealand between Louie and Willa. Willa just moved in to town. She and Louie meet at Burger Giant where they both work but soon they discover that Willa will also be going to the same school. The story is told from both of their perspectives.

From the moment that they meet, there is great camaraderie between the two protagonists and although they aren’t open with everyone, they aren’t scared. Until they are.

Louie is a theater geek who is very hardworking. Sometimes she puts words to a feeling by quoting literature. Willa is more reserved because of…

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