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 […]

An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn? Deanna Raybourn’s Veronica Speedwell series is special. An Unexpected Peril is the sixth book in the series, so of course I knew I was going to read it. I have also listened to four out of the five previous books in the series. It was […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rebel Spy by Veronica Rossi | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Rebel Spy by Veronica Rossi? I really enjoyed Veronica Rossi’s Under The Never Sky series and well, it has been a few years since I’ve read the series. So, I thought I would try out one of Rossi’s newer books and why not begin with Rebel Spy. After all, I really enjoy […]