[Review] Top 5 Reasons to Read Monday is Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson

“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

[Review] Dread Nation by Justina Ireland|Reconstruction Era Black Female Zombie Slayers

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland Goodreads Summary: Jane McKeene was born two days before the dead began to walk the battlefields of Gettysburg and Chancellorsville—derailing the War Between the States and changing America forever. In this new nation, safety for all depends on the work of a few, and laws like the Native and Negro … More [Review] Dread Nation by Justina Ireland|Reconstruction Era Black Female Zombie Slayers

[Review] Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson|A Difficult Book to Review but One You Should Read

Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson Goodreads Summary: Jade believes she must get out of her neighborhood if she’s ever going to succeed. Her mother says she has to take every opportunity. She has. She accepted a scholarship to a mostly-white private school and even Saturday morning test prep opportunities. But some opportunities feel more demeaning … More [Review] Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson|A Difficult Book to Review but One You Should Read

Mini Reviews|#TBRJARRAT Wrap Up+Random Books (Queer Girls, Some Nonfiction and a Mediocre Contemporary)

I’ve read a lot of books recently but I don’t have any “strong” feelings towards them so here are some mini-reviews! The first two (yes, only two) books I read for #TBRJARRAT.   Style by Chelsea M. Cameron ★3/5 Stars★ Review: If you like the enemies to lovers and the opposite attracts trope look no … More Mini Reviews|#TBRJARRAT Wrap Up+Random Books (Queer Girls, Some Nonfiction and a Mediocre Contemporary)

Tyler Johnson Was Here| A Book About Loving Your Blackness and Fighting For Those Who Can’t Fight For Themselves

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles Goodreads Summary: When Marvin Johnson’s twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid. The next day, Tyler has gone missing, and it’s up … More Tyler Johnson Was Here| A Book About Loving Your Blackness and Fighting For Those Who Can’t Fight For Themselves