You Bring The Distant Near by Mitali Perkins | Book Review

You Bring The Distant Near by Mitali Perkins 100% deserves all the praise. IT IS SO GOOD. Also, it deserves all kinds of attention. I can’t say for sure if it has been getting attention on the bookish internets because I’ve really just been holed up disconnected, reading all the books and hanging with my […]

American Street by Ibi Zoboi | Book Review

American Street by Ibi Zoboi deserves a whole lot more attention than I have seen it get. Believe you me, we can actually read MULTIPLE books by Black women authors in a single season. Like, if you enjoyed The Hate U Give and Allegedly but maybe want something that is lyrical, you need to read THIS BOOK. […]

Listen, Slowly | The Real Boy | Connect The Stars

Listen, Slowly is the first non-verse book by Thanhha Lai that I have read. I absolutely loved Inside Out And Back Again, so when I saw this available on Edelweiss, I knew I had to read it. Of course, I am the biggest procrastinator, but eventually I got through Listen, Slowly via audiobook. I have to admit […]

The Turtle Of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye | Book Review

The Turtle Of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye is an adorable book that will certainly get good mileage among its intended audience – elementary school children. I read this book rather quickly in the span of a day or two. I am not particularly attached to this book but I do feel it was okay […]

Joyride by Anna Banks | Book Review

You guys! I am here to tell you that I am so beyond glad I did not write an author off because of one book I did not gel with. As you may not recall because you probably read other blogs and this was like two years ago, but I read Of Poseidon by Anna Banks and did […]

The Tyrant’s Daughter by JC Carleson | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Book? I listened toThe Tyrant’s Daughter by JC Carleson first and foremost because a link to it came in my email, if we are being totally honest here. And second of all, because Christina at Reader Of Fictions reviewed it and while she did not love it, the reasons […]