The Forest Of Stolen Girls by June Hur | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To The Forest Of Stolen Girls by June Hur? The Forest Of Stolen Girls by June Hur was a book that I absolutely HAD to read. After all, I thought The Silence Of Bones – Hur’s debut – was excellent. As for why I went for the audiobook version, the reasoning wasn’t […]

The Most Beautiful Girl In Cuba by Chanel Cleeton | Book Review

Chanel Cleeton’s writing is completely transporting. I feel like I’ve learned so much about Cuba from her books. Particularly as we never really covered Cuba except for the Cuban Missile Crisis and Remember The Maine in my history classes. The Most Beautiful Girl In Cuba is an attention grabbing book that covers Cuba’s fight for […]

The Woman In Red by Diana Giovinazzo | Book Review

The Woman In Red by Diana Giovinazzo gave me exactly what I expected. For real though, I just love sinking my teeth into a good historical fiction book and being whisked away to another time and place. Giovinazzo’s debut is a sweeping story of love and passion that crosses continents. For the most part, I […]

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi | Book Review

If I am looking for lush, then typically I look for something by Roshani Chokshi. After all, The Star Touched Queen was such a beautifully written, intricate book. I bought The Gilded Wolves from Barnes & Noble because I wanted to support authors of color with my dollars and also because it’s been on my I really want […]

Curse Of The Specter Queen by Jenny Elder Moke | Book Review

Bless Curse Of The Specter Queen by Jenny Elder Moke because it was giving me all of the National Treasure vibes. And if you know me, you know that I love National Treasure. After all, when I get bored I have been known to say “I’m going to steal the Declaration Of Independence” randomly. Just you […]

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed | Book Review

The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed has one of my favorite book covers of 2020. As shallow as it sounds, I just knew I had to read this book. Frankly, I am SO glad I picked it up. The Black Kids is an insightful historical fiction book about a Black girl who is coming of age […]