Happy Friday! In an effort to get back to the blogging and reading world, I thought I would share what I’m currently reading. I am actually in the middle of a bunch of books but I’m only going to tell you two that I’m more into and will (hopefully) finish in the next few days. … More Currently Reading|Still in a Reading Slump LMAO!
Hello all, Despite my long title of this post, I will keep this relatively short. From the lack of content and Goodreads/social media updates, you can probably see that I’m in a little rut. I read only ONE book last month and made like 2 or 3 posts. I know I had a lot of … More Another Life and Blogging Update|A Failed Black History Reading Month, Stress, Reading Slump, New Blogging Schedule, Giveaway Winner!
I have a Giveaway going on!!!! ENTER HERE It’s no surprise that black stereotypes and tropes still exist today. From the strong independent black woman to the “ghetolicious” diva, this seems to be a common theme in books and other forms of media. I thought I would give my reasons why I do not particularly … More Black Stereotypes and Tropes in Books
Before I start, I have a giveaway going on and you can win a Copy of Black Enough, an anthology featuring YA’s most popular black authors! Enter my giveaway —->here I have so many backlisted books on my TBR by black authors that I’ excited about, that I thought I would share a few in … More Backlisted Books by Black Authors That Are On My Current TBR (Part 1)
Hey all! Happy Black History Month! I have a lot of big plans this month so let’s get started! Blogging +Reading I thought I do something a little different this month for this blog. I thought I would not only post exclusively black content, but I will exclusively read black authors! I’m really excited to … More Black History Month|Blogging, Instagram, and GIVEAWAY[Open]
Jack of Hearts (And Other Parts) by L.C. Rosen Goodreads Summary: Jack has a lot of sex–and he’s not ashamed of it. While he’s sometimes ostracized, and gossip constantly rages about his sex life, Jack always believes that “it could be worse.” But then, the worse unexpectedly strikes: When Jack starts writing a teen sex … More 5 Themes that Jack of Hearts (And Other Parts) by L.C. Rosen Discusses
Ahh yes, the dreaded DNF (did not finish). I hate not finishing books but I will not hesitate to do so if there are aspects of a book I am not enjoying. Even worse, there are instances when I would rate the book! The Madness!!! I know many people consider this to be a book … More 5 Reasons Why I DNF Books (Yes, I Also Give Some of Them a Star Rating)
Vengeful by V.E. Schwab Goodreads Summary:The sequel to VICIOUS, V.E. Schwab’s first adult novel. Sydney once had Serena—beloved sister, betrayed enemy, powerful ally. But now she is alone, except for her thrice-dead dog, Dol, and then there’s Victor, who thinks Sydney doesn’t know about his most recent act of vengeance. Victor himself is under the … More Currently Reading:1/18/19|In a Slight Reading+ Blogging Slump
What Makes Girls Sick and Tired by Lucile de Pesloüan, Genevieve Darling (Illustrations)Goodreads Summary: What Makes Girls Sick and Tired is a feminist manifesto that denounces the discrimination against and unfairness felt by women from childhood to adulthood. The graphic novel, illustrated in a strikingly minimalist style with images of girls with varied body types … More Mini Reviews: Short Graphic Works About Sex+Gender
“This is the story of how my best friend disappeared. How nobody noticed she was gone except me. And how nobody cared until they found her . . . one year later.” Before I give my reasons, I’m just going to say that this story is not for everyone. I merely enjoyed this book for its characters and … More [Review] Top 5 Reasons to Read Monday is Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson