Instructions For Dancing by Nicola Yoon | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Instructions For Dancing by Nicola Yoon? Anything Nicola Yoon writes is sure to be extraordinary. Instructions For Dancing is her latest and popped up on my radar because Yoon as mentioned is one of the best young adult contemporary authors in my reading rotation. I saw that Bahni Turpin narrated the […]

Of Princes and Promises by Sandhya Menon | Book Review

I just love reading books by Sandhya Menon. I feel lucky in that this year there’s two books out from her – one that is adult contemporary romance under a pen name and the second St. Rosetta’s Academy book. Of Princes And Promises is a retelling of The Frog Prince but with a slight twist. Menon’s […]

Forward Me Back To You by Mitali Perkins | Book Review

Books written by Mitali Perkins are such a treat to read. Her stories absolutely will take you on a journey — and that’s not just me being cliche saying that. Forward Me Back To You, published in 2019 I guess, is an EXCELLENT read. While looking at books on my TBR cart, I decided that I […]

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 […]

Now That I’ve Found You by Kristina Forest | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Now That I’ve Found You by Kristina Forest? Now That I’ve Found You by Kristina Forest is a contemporary YA book that is not about Black trauma, so I wanted to read it. It’s important to talk up and promote books featuring Black joy, I’ve learned but also really truly […]

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 […]