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 […]

How To Fail At Flirting by Denise Williams | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To How To Fail At Flirting by Denise Williams? How To Fail At Flirting by Denise Williams appealed to me because I love a forbidden romance. I also think that reading romances starting characters of color written by authors of color, aka OwnVoices romances is an absolute priority. Seeing this book […]

Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon? Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon hit my radar because as you know Lily Menon is Sandhya Menon. So, this book is her debut into adult contemporary romance. And well, I have read all of Menon’s young adult books so far and […]

Seven Days In June by Tia Williams | Book Review

I love when a book makes me feel all shouty and enthused. Seven Days In June by Tia Williams is a beautifully written book that I am so excited to talk about. When I saw Estelle recommend it during the Forever Open House webinar, I knew it would be good. BUT WOW, you guys, just WOW. […]

Rise To The Sun by Leah Johnson | Book Review

Reading Rise To The Sun by Leah Johnson is an experience. You can practically feel the Farmland music festival as you read this book. And let me tell you, Rise To The Sun was a perfect read when it has been over a year with no concerts. I love that Johnson gave me a little bit of that […]