Update: For the purposes of my blog and social media reviews, I am doing away with my star rating system. I do have to use a rating on Amazon and Goodreads but for the blog, I will only tell you that I liked it (or not) and try to give a brief understanding as to… Continue reading My Review System *UPDATED 3/2/21*
Synopsis: For fans of Sorry to Bother You and The Wolf of Wall Street--a crackling, satirical debut novel about a young man given a shot at stardom as the lone Black salesman at a mysterious, cult-like, and wildly successful startup where nothing is as it seems.There's nothing like a Black salesman on a mission.An unambitious twenty-two-year-old, Darren lives… Continue reading Book Review: Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour
Synopsis: Born on a plantation in Charles City, Virginia, Pheby Delores Brown has lived a relatively sheltered life. Shielded by her mother's position as the estate's medicine woman and cherished by the Master's sister, she is set apart from the others on the plantation, belonging to neither world.She'd been promised freedom on her eighteenth birthday,… Continue reading Book Review: The Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson
OK, ok... I know I have been slacking on posting book reviews. Trying to keep up with several social media accounts, personal business, business business, baby business, family business, and civilian business I have been bogged down. I still have been reading but I have mostly been posting my reviews and reads on Instagram and… Continue reading BOOK REVIEWS
No, seriously. This post is about listening. Well, audiobooks to be more specific. Since becoming a mother, my time for sitting and enjoying a book has been very limited. Has my desire for reading decreased? Absolutely not! I still crave my books, I crave the escape that my books provide. This is where audiobooks have… Continue reading Listen Up!!
The Conductors by Nicole Glover From a bold new voice in speculative fiction comes a vibrant historical fantasy of magic and murder set in the aftermath of the Civil War. Hetty Rhodes and her husband, Benjy, were Conductors on the Underground Railroad, ferrying dozens of slaves to freedom with daring, cunning, and magic that draws… Continue reading New Book Release: The Conductors by Nicole Glover