I’ve always been overweight. Growing up fat in India is traumatic and any fat Indian person can vouch for this. I’ve been shamed for being fat by family, friends, neighbours, kids at school, and random strangers. It took me ages to accept my body for the way it looked. It certainly didn’t help that I…… Continue reading Overweight, underrepresented: Where are all the fat people in literature?
I received a copy of this book from Midas PR in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Goodreads synopsis: In today’s world of supplements, celebrity diets and social media, it’s very easy to be hard on ourselves about the way we look. With all this pressure to…… Continue reading Am I Ugly? by Michelle Elman
Banned Book Club is a meme I host where we read one historically challenged book a month. We support free speech and fight censorship every chance we get. Join our Goodreads group and DM me on Twitter to join our group chat. Book of the month: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things…… Continue reading Banned Book Club’s July BoTM: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler
Some wise old dude: Never judge a book by its cover. Me: Pfft. What? We have all been guilty of it. You’re in a bookstore. You see a book with a beautiful cover. Or its interestingly named title catches your eye. The blurb doesn’t matter any more for the book has such a wonderful cover.…… Continue reading Books I read just for their covers