About April (Books&Wine)

April is in her 30s and created Good Books And Good Wine. She works for a non-profit. April always has a book on hand. In her free time she can be found binge watching The Office with her husband and toddler, spending way too much time on Pinterest or exploring her neighborhood.

From Little Tokyo, with Love by Sarah Kuhn | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To From Little Tokyo, with Love by Sarah Kuhn? From Little Tokyo, with Love by Sarah Kuhn is pitched as a modern day fairy tale. So, of course I was DOWN to read this book. Coming across it in the reviewer section of the Volumes app felt like serendipity. While I […]

We Are The Ashes, We Are The Fire by Joy McCullough | Book Review

We Are The Ashes, We Are The Fire by Joy McCullough is a force to be reckoned with. This book hit me right in the soul. It is a feminist story covering a modern day sexual assault where the perpetrator got no consequences as well as diving back into the past where a noblewoman takes […]

Things We Couldn’t Say by Jay Coles | Book Review

Things We Couldn’t Say by Jay Coles is a fantastic follow up to Tyler Johnson Was Here. If you are looking for a book that is a thoughtful character study of the inner world of a bisexual Black boy, this is THE book for you. I found myself so impressed and frankly bowled over by some […]

Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi? Perfectly Parvin by Olivia Abtahi was an excellent choice via audiobook. I decided to give it a shot as it had popped up on the Volumes app reviewer section. You see, I love reading diverse young adult contemporary books. Perfectly Parvin was the first book I’ve […]

How To Fail At Flirting by Denise Williams | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To How To Fail At Flirting by Denise Williams? How To Fail At Flirting by Denise Williams appealed to me because I love a forbidden romance. I also think that reading romances starting characters of color written by authors of color, aka OwnVoices romances is an absolute priority. Seeing this book […]

Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour | Book Review

Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour is a comfort. You read this book and you can just feel the healing coming through on the pages. As with all of the books I have read by LaCour, I feel moved. I also feel so glad that I picked this one up. It was a great use […]