I truly love when books have me in my Grown Black Nancy Drew Bag and these two Black YA Mysteries did just that!
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Let’s Celebrate: I Hit 100 Books Read For The Free Black Women’s Library Challenge
I hit a milestone in my Free Black Women’s Library Challenge and I just had to Celebrate the moment!
Middle Grade Is Giving Magical Black Girl Realness And I Live For It
Middle Grade books this year have given us some incredible Magical Black Girls and I wanted to share a few I adored from recent reads!
I Can’t Help Marveling At The Marvellers
The Marvellers is truly a special book that gave us a magical world where we could all see ourselves and I can’t help marveling at it.
Confessions Of An Alleged Good Girl Had Me Walking Down Memory Lane
COAAGG had me on a stroll down memory lane but also left me with hella thoughts with just as many laughs!
The Blood Trials Gave Me The Angry Black Girl I’ve Always Wanted
I loved The Blood Trial’s Ikenna so much that I had to gush about her…She IS THAT GIRL and you will see that when you read!
Chillin’ With The Author: J.Elle
I had the privilege of chatting with Author J.Elle about her books, writing routines, favorite snacks and had a blast!
We Need Looove: Black And Brown Girls Should Be Centered in More YA Romance
Black And Brown Girls deserve to see themselves centered in literature, especially when Romance is involved so here is a short list of books where they are.
The Bones Of Ruin Had Me Walking On A Mental Tightrope
The Bones Of Ruin had me walking a mental tightrope I actually wasn’t scared of.
Bad Witch Burning Turned Me Into A Pile Of Ashes
Bad Witch Burning put me through so much that it turned me into a pile of ashes…and it was such a worth while read.
Two Books That Triggered Some Serious Therapy Sessions
Books are an extension of my therapy & healing journey but these two books triggered some heart wrenching, tear spilling sessions!
The Good Luck Girls Is Like A Wild Western Set It Off
The Good Luck Girls had me feeling like I was in a YA Wild Western Set It Off and I Loved it!
Simone Breaks All The Rules Was Like Reading My Teenage Self
Simone Breaks All The Rules read like Debbie hacked into my Dear Diary and wrote about my teen years!
This Poison Heart Is Literal Black Girl Magic
This Poison Heart was the literal embodiment of Black Girl Magic and you need to read it!
Ace Of Spades Made Me Want To Take Off My Earrings And Lace Up My Timbs
Ace Of Spades had me Side-Eyeing Everyone and READY to fight. You REALLY NEED to read this book!
Where The Rhythm Takes You Felt Like Returning Home
Where The Rhythm Takes You felt like a homecoming that I wasn’t physically present for but felt in my Spirit.
So Many Reasons Why I Love Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry
There are so many reasons I’m lightweight obsessed with Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry & want you to join me!
A Queen Of Gilded Horns Crowned A Masterpiece
A Queen Of Gilded Horns brought the majestic and bawse energy A River Of Royal Blood Deserved!
One Of The Good Ones Had Me Geeking
One Of The Good Ones is an incredible book that gives you you entire geeky life…it did for me!
Aye Yo #LegendbornKeptMeUp Is A Real Thing
Legendborn is the book I know I needed in my life and that everyone else needs in theirs! Be prepared to lose sleep because the hashtag #LegendbornKeptMeUp exists for a reason! Go Get It NOW!
The Gilded Ones Is A Solid Gold Read
The Gilded Ones is a solid gold read and you need to go out and get it ASAPually!
Charming As A Verb Is Indeed Charming
Charming As A Verb Is the book we all need, filled with humor, shenanigans and amazing characters!
Reaper Of Souls Seriously Gave Me Gray Hair
Reaper Of Souls, the much anticipated Sequel to Kingdom Of Souls came for my edges and turned them gray! This was such an amazing read and I can’t wait for everyone to read it!
YAY I Completed my 2nd Free Black Women’s Library Challenge
A List of all the Amazing books I read for the Free Black Women’s Library Challenge in 2020 (one of the few good things to come out of the year).
Loretta Little Looks Back Is A Beautiful Go Tell It
Loretta Little Looks Back is a beautiful set of monologues that highlights a big part of US history from a perspective not often heard.
Maya And The Rising Dark Is Magic
Maya And The Rising Dark is the magical middle grade book I never knew I needed abut am so glad I have now!
Behold, Raybearer is Fire AF
Raybearer is Fire AF and you need to get it like yesterday! I loved this book so much and I know you will too!
Kingdom Of Souls Snatched My Edges
Kingdom of Souls was an epic read and you need to read it too!