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 […]

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 […]

B*Witch by Paige McKenzie and Nancy Olin | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To B*Witch by Paige McKenzie and Nancy Olin? So to be quite transparent, B*Witch by Paige McKenzie and Nancy Olin showed up unsolicited in my mailbox. Given that I am generally a fan of books with witches, I decided to keep it on my shelves and give it a shot when the […]

We Are The Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian | Book Review

We Are The Wildcats by Siobhan Vivian has sports, friendship, and bonding. These elements adding up to a book that I loved reading. I love that Siobhan Vivian’s books tend to have feminist messages below the surface. As with the author’s previous books that I’ve read, I found this was another story that really resonated […]