Summer Reading – #OwnVoices

#OwnVoices is a movement that began in children’s literature and has expanded to all literature. I know that many people are currently reading non-fiction about racism in America. I am as well, but I always come back to fiction to get a fuller picture of the lived experiences of people.

I’ve Always Hated Reading

True confession . . . as a child, teen and young adult, I always hated to read. I absolutely hated it. I would read what I HAD to read for school and nothing beyond that. There were even a few times in high school when I paid my little sister to read novels to me…