I read a lot. I’m often asked for recommendations. I’ve committed to keeping track on my instagram this year (the good, the bad and the trashy). I’ll update the best of the best here, but follow along there (#reneereads19)


Best Reads of 2018 so far


Next Year in Havana: Family drama in Cuba

Piecing Me Together: Race Relations in USA, young narrator, A+ writing


Bored and Brilliant: why our devices are shitty

Why I’m not a Feminist: why our feminism is a bit shitty 

Cooked: why our food system has gone shitty


Best reads of 2019 so far


An American Marriage, Tayari Jones: the writing and plot are just amazing! Am late to the party but I love it.

Non Fiction

So you want to talk about race, Ijeoma Oluo: thankyou.

Rise and resist, Claire Press: am coming to grips that I might be happy to read an envelope that Claire writes.