Book Review, Fiction, Review, Women's Fiction

Book Review: ‘Fishing!’, by Sarah Stonich

About the Author, Sarah Stonich Sarah Stonich been awarded a number of grants, including a Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship and a Loft McKnight Fellowship.  Her first novel, There Granite Islands, was translated to eight languages and was short-listed for France’s prestigious Grand Prix de lectrices d’Elle.  Her second novel The Ice Chorus has been… Read More Book Review: ‘Fishing!’, by Sarah Stonich

Book Review, Comedy, Fiction, Review, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: June 2020

Review of ‘No Fixed Address’, by Susan Nielsen (Must-Read) When I read Nickled and Dimed, I remembered thinking that this book should be turned into a movie, a TV show, and a series of books, and that the story of the struggle of the working poor should be shared in a way that will make… Read More Book Review Round-Up: June 2020

Racism

To All Well-Intentioned, Justice-Loving White and White-Passing People

I am very grateful to every single vocal Sahar’s Blog reader, inquisitive Instagram follower, fellow TikTok fanatic, and loyal Twitter user for all the opportunities to discuss injustices caused by racism.  I have learned a lot over the years from so many people and I look forward to learning even more over the years to… Read More To All Well-Intentioned, Justice-Loving White and White-Passing People

Community Building, Empowerement, Racism

The Simple Yet Arduous Work of an Anti-Racist

While it seems that things these days are pretty terrible, in many ways, they are not.  There were protests in the 1960s and the 1990s, and I feel like each time, the topic of the elimination of racism was pushed, with great difficulty, at the forefront of people’s minds. There are again protests in 2020,… Read More The Simple Yet Arduous Work of an Anti-Racist

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review, Thriller, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: May 2020

Review of ‘Catch and Kill’, by Ronan Farrow (Must-Read) A must-read for anyone trying to learn more about the way The System works, trying to understand why so many women who are sexually assaulted or raped never report it, and how some people are able to cling to power despite being terrible people.  Ronan Farrow’s… Read More Book Review Round-Up: May 2020

Book Review, Review

Book Review Round-Up: April 2020

Review of ‘All We Ever Wanted’, by Emily Giffin I’m having a tough time writing this review because I’m feeling all the feels. This story made me so angry–but for all the right reasons.  Rich white male privilege made life a living hell for a bunch of characters–sound familiar? But these are the reads that… Read More Book Review Round-Up: April 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Review

Book Review: ‘A Child Lost’, by Michelle Cox

About the Author, Michelle Cox: Michelle Cox is the author of the multiple award-winning Henrietta and Inspector Howard series as well as “Novel Notes of Local Lore,” a weekly blog dedicated to Chicago’s forgotten residents.  She suspects she may have once lived in the 1930s and, having yet to discover a handy time machine lying… Read More Book Review: ‘A Child Lost’, by Michelle Cox

Book Review, Fiction, Paranormal, Review

Book Review: ‘The Devil and Dayna Dalton’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

About the Author, Brit Lunden: Brit Lunden is a prolific author who’s written over 50 books in assorted genres under different pen names. Bulwark was her first effort in adult fiction and was chosen by several of her fellow authors as the basis for a new series, A Bulwark Anthology. Using her characters, they are… Read More Book Review: ‘The Devil and Dayna Dalton’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

Book Review, Fiction, Paranormal, Review

Book Review: ‘The Knowing’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

About the Author, Brit Lunden: Brit Lunden is a prolific author who’s written over 50 books in assorted genres under different pen names. Bulwark was her first effort in adult fiction and was chosen by several of her fellow authors as the basis for a new series, A Bulwark Anthology. Using her characters, they are… Read More Book Review: ‘The Knowing’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

Book Review, Fiction, Paranormal, Review

Book Review: ‘Bulwark’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}

About the Author, Brit Lunden: Brit Lunden is a prolific author who’s written over 50 books in assorted genres under different pen names. Bulwark was her first effort in adult fiction and was chosen by several of her fellow authors as the basis for a new series, A Bulwark Anthology. Using her characters, they are… Read More Book Review: ‘Bulwark’, by Brit Lunden {and Giveaway!}