My (Underground) American Dream: a book review

My (Underground) American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive by Julissa Arce Published by Center Street on September 13, 2016 This memoir about Arce’s experience as an undocumented immigrant from childhood through early adulthood was riveting. It begins with early childhood when she lived in Taxco, Mexico […]

Be Still: a poem

Stop. Really. Just stop. You don’t have to run all the time. You don’t have to always be doing. You don’t have to go, go, go. You don’t have to scroll through your Facebook feed. Again. It is OK to do nothing. Be still. Really. Just be still. For it is in the still that […]

Edge of Wonder: a poetry book review

EDGE OF WONDER: Notes From The Wildness Of Being by Victoria Erickson Published by Enrealment Press on December 15, 2015 Edge of Wonder is a book of poetry that is accessible and inspiring. It is particularly suited to sensitive souls (HSPs — that is, highly sensitive people — this means you!). Erickson’s poems marvel at the wonder of […]

Rad Women Worldwide: a book review

Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Written by Kate Schatz; Illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl Published by Ten Speed Press on September 27, 2016 Rad Women Worldwide is a fun look at more than 40 women, contemporary and historical, who have done amazing things around the world. […]

Behold the Dreamers: a book review

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue Published by Random House; released August 23, 2016 Behold the Dreamers is a masterful novel that juxtaposes a rich, white American family from Wall Street with an immigrant family from Cameroon trying to obtain their papers to stay in this country legally. Both families are struggling — one within […]