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The Dream Thieves: Maggie Stiefvater

Book Title: The Dream Thieves

Series: The Raven Cycle (#2)

Author: Maggie Stiefvater

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Date Released: September 17, 2013

Pages: 439

Target Age… 395 more words

Fiction

Dissenting views are not productive

Everything is political. Life, by very nature, is political. Every choice you make is political.

But here, for a minute, please understand I am not talking about American political parties, or socialism, or communism, or any other mainline political system. 776 more words

Exevangelical

Diversity: A Worrisome Tightrope Act

I want diverse characters. No point faffing about. Diversity is more than important, it is a fundamental part of writing and affects, even in small ways, the way people view themselves within actual society. 325 more words

Books

Alone by Olivia Stephens

Alone is a romantic drama comic written and drawn by Olivia Stephens.

Told through a series of vignettes, Alone depicts the budding relationship between a quiet widower and a former musician as they both attempt to reconcile with their pasts.” 573 more words

Webcomics

diversity matters

Diversity is a big issue. The world is a diverse place full of people with different backgrounds, experiences, traditions, the list goes on. And yet somehow I find myself surrounded by books featuring the same type of characters. 219 more words

Racism Is a Business

“Racism is a business.”

So begins this fascinating op-ed video from Akala, an English rapper, poet, and activist, who tackles everyday racism by linking it to the centuries of marketing and public relations designed to support the idea that white is right and everyone else is a problem. 359 more words

Leadership

Making a New Ceiling

My wonderful, geeky friends are excited about the new woman Doctor in Doctor Who. They were thrilled to see Wonder Woman do so well at the box office and many are hoping that the Black Widow in the Marvel Universe will get her own movie. 156 more words