Thoughts on More Than Enough and Learning to Redefine Success

Thoughts on More Than Enough and Learning to Redefine Success

I’m struggling to review More Than Enough by Elaine Welteroth, 1) because it’s so good, and 2) because it brought up a lot of complicated emotions for me. So instead of a straightforward review, I’m writing about what this incredible book means to me and how it’s caused me to reflect on my own dreams and career path. For those not in the know, Elaine Welteroth was the editor-of-chief of Teen Vogue, making her the youngest ever and second Black EIC at Conde Nast. More Than Enough is the story of how she got there and what it was really like to achieve so much so quickly. Continue reading “Thoughts on More Than Enough and Learning to Redefine Success”

Best Books by Latinx Authors

Best Books by Latinx Authors

This month (Sept. 15–Oct. 15) is Latinx Heritage Month so I wanted to write about some of my favorite books by Latinx authors, both to share these with others and to motivate myself to read more! Admittedly this list is not as long as it should be and some authors are represented here twice. Although two of my favorite writers (Carmen Maria Machado and Elizabeth Acevedo) are Latinx, overall I haven’t read as many books by Latinx authors as I would like to. If you have any recommendations, please please please leave a comment below! Continue reading “Best Books by Latinx Authors”

More Thoughts on Where the Crawdads Sing

More Thoughts on Where the Crawdads Sing

After writing a pretty straight-forward review of Where the Crawdads Sing earlier this week, I was feeling conflicted. I felt like I didn’t accurately express exactly how much this book means to me. So, I’m giving this another go and expanding upon my review by writing more deeply about why this book struck me the way it did. Continue reading “More Thoughts on Where the Crawdads Sing”