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I’m Jamaila, and I’m here to yell about stuff.

This website is where I bring my handwaving about things that have excited me – books, recipes, events, people, whatever. If you want to find out more about me, you can visit my author website; if you want to figure out what’s going on here, read the FAQ below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is this site about?

This is a place for me to write down words about things that I love. That’s it.

Why is it called 11/9:?

I started talking about books I loved on Twitter, and after yet another long thread in which my enthusiasm outweighed my planned number of tweets, this happened:

How often do you update?

Whenever I want. This site is about self-care, so it’s not something I update on a schedule. I’ll post when I want to write about something that made me feel good.

Where do you get the books you yell about?

Generally from the library; occasionally from NetGalley; sometimes I buy them.

Will you yell about my book/thing/self?

Only if I genuinely love it. The heart wants what it wants, friend.