I absolutely adore books with dual POVs and I share a few that I have enjoyed in this post!
I had the privilege of chatting with Author J.Elle about her books, writing routines, favorite snacks and had a blast!
A post letting you all know what all I read in 2021 because I’m sure some of y’all are wondering, lol! There are also links to past posts from last year!
A New Year is approaching and it’s arriving with a lot of new books! January is bringing us a lot by Authors Of Color so be prepared!
A New Year is approaching and these are the bookish intents I’m setting for this space!
There are times I take a break from YA & MG to read adult books, especially romance!
The year is coming to an end but we still got a few more books to look forward to coming out before it does!
I don’t know about any of you but I’ve got quite a few bookish pet peeves and I’m airing them out here!
Spoilers are not only not a part of my ministry but I sincerely hate them and this is my post on why!
I’m a reader who loves sequels even though they stress me out and I talk briefly about a few I’ve read recently here!
Bookish Matchmaking is one of my utmost favorite things to do and here is my process (for the most part)!
There are a bunch of new books coming out in November to fulfill your appetite.
There is a BS system in place giving POC Authors 1 star ratings on platforms like goodreads and we gotta combat this nonsense.
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 a mental tightrope I actually wasn’t scared of.
I’m a Stan for Iron Widow’s MC Zetian & her soul stirring anger and I’m sure you would be too once you read it!
This October has so many BOOOOOOks coming out that it may spook your TBR into growing!
Whenever I’m having a tough time, I read so this is a list of a few books that have helped me escape for a little while.
With the school year starting back up, there are a few books I really felt should be placed in kids hands and in libraries.
A List of Books coming out this month that may bring ruin to all our bank accounts.
I wanted to take a moment to spread the word about this incredible fundraising effort for Ayiti.
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.
It’s not a secret that the Angry Girl gets a bad rap, in books & real life and I’m here to say that I See them because I am one of them!
Books are an extension of my therapy & healing journey but these two books triggered some heart wrenching, tear spilling sessions!
The Good Luck Girls had me feeling like I was in a YA Wild Western Set It Off and I Loved it!
I’m a huge fan of anthologies and think they deserve more recognition! Here are 5 anthologies that I loved & why!
An Ode to Middle Grade Books that made my heart really happy while reading and after finishing.
Simone Breaks All The Rules read like Debbie hacked into my Dear Diary and wrote about my teen years!
Josephine Against The Sea was all I could’ve asked for and more & you should read it!
This Poison Heart was the literal embodiment of Black Girl Magic and you need to read it!
These are five books that I haven’t featured but enjoyed and I think you will too!
Sisters Of The Snake is the Magical Twin Swap book I didn’t know I needed but now know the world deserves!
Of Princes And Promises gave me all the Steve Urkel to Stefan Urquelle and Laura Winslow vibes & I lived for it!
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 a homecoming that I wasn’t physically present for but felt in my Spirit.
A Short List Of Haitian Authors that I Love & Their Books in honor of Haitian Flag Day!
I loved The Last Fallen Star so much that I couldn’t put it down and I know you will love it too once you pick it up!
There are so many reasons I’m lightweight obsessed with Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry & want you to join me!
I recently realized that my TBR has been side-eyeing me when I thought we were so happy together all this time! #TheBookishStruggleIsReal
CeCe Rios And The Desert Of Souls is a amazingly magic and mythology filled read & I think you should read it!
A Queen Of Gilded Horns brought the majestic and bawse energy A River Of Royal Blood Deserved!
The Cost Of Knowing is a brilliant book that serves as a mirror for Black Kids Everywhere!
A List of Books by AAPI authors as well as action steps to support the AAPI community. #StandUpForAAPI
I am completely and utterly obsessed with FireKeeper’s Daughter and I’m not afraid to say it!
I had to take the time to give some of my favorite authors their flowers while they could still smell them/give them their props while they could still read them!
One Of The Good Ones is an incredible book that gives you you entire geeky life…it did for me!
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 and you need to go out and get it ASAPually!
Charming As A Verb Is the book we all need, filled with humor, shenanigans and amazing characters!
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!
A Book List of books that center and celebrate Black Boys as well as some that have strong secondary Black Boy Characters.
A List of all the books I read in the dumpster fire of a year 2020…that at least gave us dope books!
A Fairly comprehensive list of books coming out in 2021 by Authors of Color!
A list of Books by Latinx Authors That You Should definitely check out
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 the magical middle grade book I never knew I needed abut am so glad I have now!
Raybearer is Fire AF and you need to get it like yesterday! I loved this book so much and I know you will too!
10 Things I Hate About Pinky gave me all the summer love story vibes that I could’ve ever needed and it could give the same to you!
A Pretty Comprehensive List of Books coming out or already out by Black Authors! Invest your coins in them!
Just some ways to support each other as well as books to support in these crazy times.
Wicked As You Wish is filled with magic, humor, mythical people! Its worth reading!
Of Curses And Kisses is a lovely read that does Beauty And The Beast justice!
This is a list of Children’s Books by Authors of Color!
I’m sharing the list of books I’ve read this past year!
Just a reminder of what I’m about…what my mission is for doing this.
A Dream So Dark, the sequel to A Blade So Black, took me on one helluva journey, read them so you too can go on that journey!
A River of Royal Blood gave me my entire life and is worth every moment of your time!
War Girls was an intense read from start to finish filled with Black Girl Magic.
Jackpot is a book I’d place bets on for sure, it’s a definite win!
A Match Made In Mehendi was a funny and lighthearted read that made me feel all types of giddy!
For Black Girls Like Me feels like reading beautiful entries in a black girl’s dear diary.
My Life As An Ice Cream Sandwich is an Ode to those kids who dare to be different and Black Girl Innocence!
Dear Haiti, Love Alaine made me feel all the things… It was unapologetically Haitian and a beautiful love letter to Haiti.
Permanent Record was SO NY and SO Hilarious! Pick It Up and Read it…thank me later!
SLAY was a magnificent homage to Blackness in all its forms!
Kingdom of Souls was an epic read and you need to read it too!
Just letting you know how this blog is going to roll!
A view into how I came to read diverse books and post about them!