Jackpot by Nic Stone | Book Review

Jackpot by Nic Stone is a book I bought on a whim. I mean, I had absolutely heard of Nic Stone before (who hasn’t). However, the books I heard of were Dear Martin and Dear Justyce. I was randomly browsing in Barnes & Noble, when I saw this book for sale on the buy one get one […]

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 […]

Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks & Scones by Ngozi Ukazu | Graphic Novel Review

Why Did I Read Check, Please: Book 2: Sticks & Scones by Ngozi Ukazu? Ngozi Ukazu has such a fun duology with Check, Please! Book one was sweet and fun and exceeded my expectations. I picked up a copy of Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks & Scones during the campaign to buy more books by Black […]

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds | Book Review

Jason Reynolds is a master writer. Seriously, everything he writes is just golden. Whether he is writing in long form, interconnected short stories, or free verse, the final product will be excellent. Long Way Down is a free verse book that I purchased during the campaign to Black Out The Best Seller list. Finally, several months […]

5 More YA Books To Add To Your TBR

I just cannot stick to a single genre within young adult. For the most part, I like it all, as you can see below. Here’s five books from a few different young adult genres spanning contemporary to science fiction to fantasy that you might want to get your hands on – depending on your mood. […]

The Lucy Variations by Sara Zarr | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To The Lucy Variations by Sara Zarr? The Lucy Variations by Sara Zarr basically ended up on my to be listened to list when I had to use up all my Audible credits before cancelling my account. I went with the practical and decided to get audiobook editions of books that […]