A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell | Review

I don’t know what it is about this pandemic, but I am really ripping through short story anthologies. Maybe because there’s a feeling of accomplishment when reading one or two short stories per day. A Phoenix First Must Burn edited by Patrice Caldwell is a spectacular anthology that’s essentially a celebration of Black Girl Magic. There […]

5 Young Adult Books To Read Right Now

The thing about being a book blogger is that so much of my reading time tends to be based around review copies. Sure, there’s plenty to choose from and I can just follow my moods. Sometimes though, I like reading a good risk free, obligation free book. The Map From Here To There by Emery Lord […]

Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis? I can always count on contemporary young adult books to be decent audiobooks. I don’t have to do double work of imagining a fantasy world while also listening to the plot. So, Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis hit […]

From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon | Book Review

From Twinkle, With Love cements Sandhya Menon as one of my MUST read YA contemporary authors. No sophomore slump here. Also, can I put the caveat on this review, that if I hear you complain about names like Twinkle or Dimple, I will write you a strongly worded letter and follow you around with a […]

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles | Book Review

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles hit my radar via Twitter, I think when everyone was tweeting out the cover. FYI, that cover is PERFECT. Like, how could it not catch your eye immediately? So, I knew I had to read this book. Also, I am trying to learn more about the Black Lives […]

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz | Book Review

The Inexplicable Logic Of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz is one of those books that I just HAD to read. I mean you would feel the same way if you’ve read Aristotle And Dante Discover The Secrets Of The Universe. My only real hesitation was if this book would be quite as good as my […]