Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly? Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly hit my radar when I went to the movies. I forget which movie we saw because we go a lot. […]

Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates? Between The World And Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates got a whole lot of attention after 2016 presidential election in the US. I think it was part of this NPR article where it recommended different books to understand your political opposites. While I […]

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas | Book Review

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas seems like it is set to become one of the most talked about young adult books of the year. Certainly, it deserves shelf space alongside All American Boys. Thomas’s debut also takes on the hotly debated topic of police brutality and Black Lives Matter, although, the outcome is quite […]

Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson | Book Review

Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson is such an interesting, complex read. I fear it’s one that might get missed in the hype for other books. I probably would not have gotten to it or prioritized it like I did had it not come in the mail. Seriously though, Allegedly is a book with themes that are relevant to […]

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 […]

Promise Of Shadows by Justina Ireland | Book Review

Promise Of Shadows by Justina Ireland is SUCH a cool book. I mean, seriously there’s blood, there’s identity/soul searching, there’s romance. There is even a twist on the Greek mythology that makes this feel like Percy Jackson for the older set. I put this book on hold at the library after spending a little bit […]