The Weekend Reading List MLK Day Special: The Radical King

The Radical King by Martin Luther King Jr.,

Edited and Introduced by Cornel West

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: January 13, 2015
  • Non-fiction, essays, speeches, history, politics, race, biography, social justice, must read, more than just a dream
  • 4/5
  • WARNINGS: The writings of King gathered in this book might come as a shock for some of you who only know the “I have a dream” version of MLK Jr and can’t, or more particularly, choose not to see just how radical King was.

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The Weekend Reading List: Kindred – A Graphic Novel Adaptation

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Octavia E. Butler, Illustrated by John Jennings, and Adapted by Damian Duffy

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: January 10th, 2017
  • Book turned graphic novel, science fiction, time travel, historical fiction, originally by POC author, POC main character
  • 2.5/5
  • WARNINGS: Fans of the original book might not like this adaptation. Also, the main character loses an arm (not a spoiler, you find that out very early).

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Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays to everyone. I hope you’re all with people you love and care for and who love and care for you too.

The Weekend Reading List: The Forgotten Tale

The Forgotten Tale (The Accidental Turn #2) by J.M. Frey

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The Stats:

  • Publication Date: December 6, 2016
  • Previous Book: The Untold Tale (Review can be read here)
  • Fiction, fantasy, feminist fantasy, adventure, quests, LGBTQA fiction
  • 3.8/5
  • Same warning as the first book. If you can’t handle some cursing, gender and sexuality themes, and calling out of patriarchal B.S. then you probably shouldn’t read if you can’t handle that.

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