[Review]Red White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston| A Romance That Leaves Han Solo and Princess Leia Quaking

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston Goodreads Summary: First Son Alex Claremont-Diaz is the closest thing to a prince this side of the Atlantic. With his intrepid sister and the Veep’s genius granddaughter, they’re the White House Trio, a beautiful millennial marketing strategy for his mother, President Ellen Claremont. International socialite duties do have … More [Review]Red White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston| A Romance That Leaves Han Solo and Princess Leia Quaking

{Review} Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan|Importance of Intersectionality in YA

Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan  Goodreads Summary: Jasmine and Chelsea are sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women’s Rights Club. They post everything online—poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and Jasmine’s response to the racial … More {Review} Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan|Importance of Intersectionality in YA

Diversity vs. Representation|BLQ Quick Guide

I decided that I want to start a new blog series where I will give quick guides to certain bookish topics. Today I’m going to discuss the difference between diversity and representation. Now, you probably have seen these words thrown around the internet book world and sometimes, people use them interchangeably. BUT THEY ARE COMPLETELY … More Diversity vs. Representation|BLQ Quick Guide

5 Sentence Reviews: Dear White People +When They Call You a Terrorist

Dear White People by Justin Simien In the satirical tradition of the New York Times bestseller Stuff White People Like comes this witty companion book to the incredibly entertaining (Indiewire) film of the same name, which heralds a fresh and funny new voice (Variety). Right out of college, Justin Simien wrote a screenplay about the nuanced experiences of four … More 5 Sentence Reviews: Dear White People +When They Call You a Terrorist

Another Life and Blogging Update|A Failed Black History Reading Month, Stress, Reading Slump, New Blogging Schedule, Giveaway Winner!

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!

Backlisted Books by Black Authors That Are On My Current TBR (Part 1)

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)

Black History Month|Blogging, Instagram, and GIVEAWAY[Open]

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]

5 Themes that Jack of Hearts (And Other Parts) by L.C. Rosen Discusses

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