Light It Up by Kekla Magoon | Book Review

After reading The Rock And The River, I am a firm Kekla Magoon fan for life. As it turns out, I had another one of her books sitting on my shelf waiting to be read – Light It Up. However, that one was sitting on my shelf because I hadn’t yet read How It Went Down and Goodreads […]

The Rock And The River by Kekla Magoon | Book Review

I seriously cannot believe The Rock And The River by Kekla Magoon has been on my shelves for ten years, unread. You see, I won it in a contest but then just never got around to it. Lately though it has been a huge priority to read things I have and pass them along for further […]

Fire From The Rock by Sharon M. Draper | Book Review

Black History Month was the perfect time to read Fire From The Rock by Sharon M. Draper. This is a book I purchased that had been on my shelf for at least 9 years. So, while yes, February was a good time to read it, I definitely should have read it prior to February 2021. After […]

One Of The Good Ones by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To One Of The Good Ones by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite? Honestly, I ended up listening to One Of The Good Ones by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite because I stumbled across the audiobook on Hoopla rather than physically read it. And straight up, I do not regret that decision one little […]

5 Verse Books For Beginners

I used to be really intimidated by books that are in verse. You see, I thought maybe I wouldn’t like them as they didn’t follow typical prose structure. Yet as it turns out, once I gave them a shot, I was hooked. These five books are excellent for anyone looking to dip a toe into […]

This Is My America by Kim Johnson | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To This Is My America by Kim Johnson? This Is My America by Kim Johnson is such an important book. The topic it covers is absolutely relevant to the world in which we live and move. I also think, unfortunately, many teens reading it will be able to relate. I knew […]