LIFE

3 things that I wish I knew before starting my blog

Wow! I cannot believe how fast time flies. I very clearly remember the day I decided to start my blog. If you want to read more about why I started my blog click here. As I write this it has been 3 years since I launched devan smiles. That is wild! Anywho, here are 3 […]

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BOOK REVIEWS

Where the Crawdads Sing By: Delia Owens

Well well well here we are again with another book review. I know I have posted a lot of them but I am having a bit of creativity block and I keep reading books (mostly because I had a goal I needed to finish). So, I finally read Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. […]

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BOOK REVIEWS

Between the World and Me by Ta-nehisi Coates

On my continued journey of unlearning societal racism and learning to be a better ally I came across the book Between the World and Me by Ta-nehisi Coates. This book is different than any other book that I have read because it is a letter to Ta-nehisi’s son. Although this did confuse me for a […]

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