Book Review, Fiction, Mystery, Non Fiction, Review, Thriller, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: November 2021

November was quite the reading month; I made it to nine books, including my first audio book!   A huge thank you to Ian and Jen, my bookstagram friends who recommended I try out audio books.  Definitely going to keep at it, I’ve been bitten by the audio book bug!  I have been trying to choose… Read More Book Review Round-Up: November 2021

Book Review, Fiction, Mystery, Review, Thriller, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: October 2021

I’m way behind on my Goodreads challenge, and I have been prioritising YA reads because they go faster than non-fiction.  Is that cheating? Review of ‘You Truly Assumed’, by Laila Sabreen—Must Read A lot of very important questions are asked in this book, and a lot of potential avenues for answer are explored.  But what… Read More Book Review Round-Up: October 2021

Book Review, Fiction, Review, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: September 2021

Review of ‘The Startup Wife’, by Tahmima Anam—Must Read The startup at the heart of Tahmina Anam’s book tickled my interest from the get-go, and was the main reason why I picked it up.  As a religious person, I was intrigued by the concept of a social media platform that would bring together people from… Read More Book Review Round-Up: September 2021

Book Review, Fiction, Review, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: May, June, and July 2021

Review of ‘So You Want To Talk About Race’, by Ijeoma Oluo—Must Read There are some things that need to be revisited, and one’s racism (intentional or not) is definitely one of them.  Ijeoma Oluo’s book comes as a much-needed chat about potential, unintentional racism that we may have absorbed from the oftentimes unintentional racist… Read More Book Review Round-Up: May, June, and July 2021

Book Review, Comedy, Fiction, Review, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: February and March 2021, Part 2 of 2

Review of ‘Concrete Rose’, by Angie Thomas—Book Club Contender A big part of the anti-racism activism I am involved in requires having a lot of conversations, during which I attempt to answer the same questions again and again (or find resources that will help me answer the questions).  One of the questions I find myself… Read More Book Review Round-Up: February and March 2021, Part 2 of 2

Book Review, Fiction, Middle Grade, Review, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: February and March 2021, Part 1 of 2

Review of ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me’, by Eric Walters I have to admit that I am still a little in shock it has been a year since this pandemic has been declared, and quite annoyed at the way we didn’t manage, as a whole, to come together and fight this thing as efficiently… Read More Book Review Round-Up: February and March 2021, Part 1 of 2

Book Review, Comedy, Fiction, Review, Women's Fiction, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: June 2020

Review of ‘No Fixed Address’, by Susan Nielsen (Must-Read) When I read Nickled and Dimed, I remembered thinking that this book should be turned into a movie, a TV show, and a series of books, and that the story of the struggle of the working poor should be shared in a way that will make… Read More Book Review Round-Up: June 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Non Fiction, Review, Thriller, Young Adult

Book Review Round-Up: May 2020

Review of ‘Catch and Kill’, by Ronan Farrow (Must-Read) A must-read for anyone trying to learn more about the way The System works, trying to understand why so many women who are sexually assaulted or raped never report it, and how some people are able to cling to power despite being terrible people.  Ronan Farrow’s… Read More Book Review Round-Up: May 2020

Book Review, Fiction, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: ‘Reverie’, by Ryan La Sala

About the Author, Ryan La Sala: Ryan La Sala has always lived on the partition between the real and unreal. He writes about surreal things happening to real people, and his stories are almost always queer. His first book, REVERIE,  focuses on the worlds we build within ourselves—our dreams and our delusions—and how they warp our… Read More Book Review: ‘Reverie’, by Ryan La Sala

Book Review, Fiction, Racism, Review, Young Adult

Book Review: “I’m Not Dying With You Tonight”, by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal

About the Authors: Kimberly Jones Kimberly Jones is a former bookseller, and now she Hosts the Atlanta Chapter of the popular Well Read Black Girl book club, as well as the infamous, viral sensation the YA Truth or Dare author panel at the Decatur Book Festival. She has worked in film and television with trailblazing… Read More Book Review: “I’m Not Dying With You Tonight”, by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal