Photos courtesy of Red Sand Project Welcome to the very first installment of a new series here on Mimp Mag: Words to World! In this series, I hope to combine discussion about books I have read with meaningful, real-life connections to a current event, social issue or just an important theme that’s relevant today!
I want to kick off this series by discussing one of my new all-time favourite books, Sold by Patricia McCormick. This short but impactful book focuses on an extr
Photo by: Evie Banton In honour of spring, I wanted to give you all five contemporary book recommendations that are perfect for this upcoming weather. I’m a total bookworm, so all of these books I have read and loved myself and hope you are willing to give these a try as well! I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson I’ll Give You The Sun is by far my favourite young-adult book of all time. Although, I’ll admit I’m a little biased because the main characters are fraternal twins
Illustration by: August Kay “One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.” - Malala Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai is a girl boss beyond measure and a game changer as far as women’s rights and advocacy goes. Her contributions for girls’ education are incredible, but it’s important to note the sacrifices she made and exactly how she got to this point. Malala was born and raised in Mingora, Pakistan, where her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, operated a school for
Photo by: Nahomy Ortiz-Garcia For the majority of my teen years, I have been idle. School, home, work, repeat, with the occasional “adventure” here and there. Although I’ll admit I was comfortable with that; it wasn’t until recently that I realized that where there is comfort, it is hard to find growth. We should probably get this out of the way first: it is not easy leaving your comfort zone, and never will be. The comfort zone has one purpose: to offer mediocrity and simpli