Update: Recent posts, blog hops and signposting anti-racism posts

Well, May seems to have evaporated and the May/June crossover has just blurred into a nightmarish landscape of surreal chaos…the latest being Rowling’s disappointing comments (again) about trans people. (See the JKR debacle section below for some great posts about it.)

Recent posts:

Blog hopping!

#BlackLivesMatter

Some insightful posts on the JKR debacle:

This is a really detailed comment by Portarossa on Reddit summarising what’s been going on.

Read the whole thread!
I didn’t notice Harry’s bloodline thing because magic being tied to blood is common in fantasy, but it’s true that it seems quite at odds with the rest of Harry Potter’s anti-pureblood agenda message!

TBR and Upcoming Posts:

I’ve been working on my #ReadTheChange TBR list (please let me know if you’ve got recommendations!):

My next review will be of ‘Enduring Chaos’ by Catherine Fitzsimmons, and I expect ‘Descendant of the Crane’ by Joan He and ‘The Unseen Force’ by Catherine Fitzsimmons to follow!

Thanks for reading! It’s a pretty heavy time for most (if not all) of us. As always, let me know any thoughts below…

12 thoughts on “Update: Recent posts, blog hops and signposting anti-racism posts

  1. Thank you so much for linking to my post!! I’m glad you enjoyed it ❤ I love your bujo spread for the #ReadTheChange TBR so much- it's super aesthetic and adorable. Have an awesome June!

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  2. Thank you for sharing all these resources for educating ourselves – I’m checking out the posts you linked now! *sigh* I can’t believe that in the midst of a global pandemic AND worldwide protests against police brutality, JKR decided to spread harmful views on trans people AGAIN 🤦🏻‍♀️

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    1. Oh I so agree, when I saw them I was just like ‘lady, PLEASE STOP’ – especially as it’s Pride month?! Such disrespect. Like could she have picked a worse time (not that transphobia is ever okay). And it may be especially harmful right now, as I’ve heard previously from some closeted trans people about being stuck at home during quarantine and already have to deal with frequent misgendering at home.

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