There is a reason why my favorite author list is short on Goodreads. I am very picky about giving an author this glorious title of making them my “favorite author.” Here are my “criteria” of how an author can make my list of the rarest title of all. (1) Read a majority of their books … More What Makes an Author My Favorite?
Goodreads Summary: Jamila Phillips and Tai Johnson have been inseparable since they were toddlers, having grown up across the street from each other in Pirates Cove, a low-income housing project. As summer comes to an end, Tai can’t wait for Mila to return from spending a month with her aunt in the suburbs. But both … More [Review]So Done by Paula Chase|A Story About Black Girl Ambition and Friendship
(1) Money is tight This is pretty self-explanatory. (2) I don’t have a stable living situation I’m living at my current house for only a year, moving away to an apartment for two years and moving away again. That’s a lot of moving and I don’t hate myself enough to want to lug all those … More Top 5 Reasons Why I Don’t Really Buy Books Anymore
#NONFICTIONNOVEMBER … More 5 NonFiction Books by Black Women You NEED to Read|#nonfictionnovember
November Goals Try to read as many nonfiction books as possible! I’m lowkey participating in #Nonfictionnovember but I’m also not going to be strict with it. There’s a lot of books that I want to read but I will do my best to read some nonfiction! Try to find a balance between audiobooking and listening … More November Goals|Life Update| Spreading the Love #1
Yes, this is only part 1 of many! For this first part, I’m going to be mainly focusing on YA contemporary releases that are written by Black authors. Hopefully, we can all share the excitement! … More TOP 5 OF MY MOST ANTICIPATED 2019 YA BOOKS WRITTEN BY BLACK AUTHORS|Part 1
So, this was a complete fail, but as I’m writing this post, I did a tad bit better than I expected. I still manage to complete some challenge so let’s get this started! Note: This October challenge was created by @throughprosetintedpages Challenge 1: Dark Fantasy Did I complete it?: Nope haha, didn’t even attempt … More #Spooktober Wrap Up: Failing But That’s Okay
City of Ghost by V.E Schwab Goodreads Synopsis: Cassidy Blake’s parents are The Inspectres, a (somewhat inept) ghost-hunting team. But Cass herself can REALLY see ghosts. In fact, her best friend, Jacob, just happens to be one. When The Inspectres head to ultra-haunted Edinburgh, Scotland, for their new TV show, Cass—and Jacob—come along. In Scotland, Cass … More Reviews in 5 Sentences: A Ghost Story, A Merlot Lover, and Beastiality?
They Hate U Give is out, and I’m incredibly excited to see one of my favorite books on screen this week! It’s important to view more POC representation in big movies, and it’s even better to see the Black Lives Matter Movement in a realistic and positive light since media outlets love to misinterpret the … More My Thoughts on Black Reviewers and Why Their Voices Matter|Part 1
(1) Get Rid of the “Beautiful Dead Girl” Trope There isn’t much to say about this one. It’s too repetitive and I’m honestly just over it. (2) Get Rid of the Alcoholic Protagonist Literally, every protagonist I’ve read in this genre has a drinking problem (even my favorite thrillers of all time). Believe it or … More Top 5 Things I Would Change About the Thriller Genre