Smash It! by Francina Simone | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Smash It! by Francina Simone? Smash It! by Francina Simone appealed to me because I like her Youtube videos! I know! I know! Granted, I don’t normally watch booktube at all, but every once and a while I would watch one of Francina Simone’s. She has a take on different […]

Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Burn Our Bodies Down? Burn Our Bodies Down by Rory Power was the first ever audiobook that I’ve been approved for via Netgalley. While I am excited about this newer feature, it turns out that I am going to hold off requesting more audiobooks. My experience listening to Burn Our Bodies […]

Home For The Holidays by Sara Richardson | Book Review

The first official Christmas book I picked up this year was Home For The Holidays by Sara Richardson. Unfortunately I just lost all motivation to review. It wasn’t the book’s fault, but my fault I had no mojo in general. Thankfully, the holiday spirit has come over me and I feel renewed in my excitement […]

5 New YA Contemporary Books To Read

If I am in the mood to read something that I will find instantly absorbing or interesting, I pick up a young adult contemporary book. We are in a time of abundance and quality. Seriously, there are so many great young adult contemporary books coming out and already released that the challenge is really in […]

5 YA Contemporary Books For Your Staycation

Like me, you might still mostly be staying home, given coronavirus. You might also still have time available in your vacation bank at work. While I do love traveling and going places and having new experiences, I also greatly enjoy a good staycation. My home is a place that I love to be in and […]

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 […]