Book Reviews & Bookworm Thoughts

  • Book Review: The Skin I'm In by Sharon G. Flake

    Uncertainty. Feeling ugly.  Fearing the unknown. Finding your own path. .                   . Whew. These are just some of th...
  • 5 Books For When You Need A Boost Of Self-Love & Empowerment

    Listen, it's been a tough year (and a half) for everyone. I know for me personally, I found myself in desperate need of encouragement and healing ...
  • #Shelved 23 | Book Review: Escaping Exodus by Nicky Drayden

    A living ship capable of traversing space. The cruelties of survival. Young women who do *not* like following the rules. The beginnings of a revolu...
  • #Shelved 22 | Book Review: Murder in G Major by Alexia Gordon

    A gloomy Irish town. A down on her luck violinist. A decades old murder mystery. A career making performance.^^^ That right there are all the ingre...
  • #Shelved 21 | Book Review: The Empress of Salt & Fortune by Nghi Vo

    A fierce love. Political intrigue & well plotted revenge.The anger of women.THE EMPRESS OF SALT & FORTUNE (SINGING HILLS BK 1) by Nghi Vo i...
  • #Shelved 20 | Book Review: Slay by Brittney Morris

    A brilliant teen game developer. The beauty of the African Diaspora people. Challenging conversations. A kick-a** VR game highlighting #blackexcell...
  • #Shelved 19 | Book Review: Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

    A narrator who may or may not be reliable.The murder of a beloved musician.A Black woman finds her voice. Whew! GROWN is one hell of a read. This ...
  • #Shelved 18 | Book Review: With The Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

    Mouthwatering recipes. Strong relationships between women. Being brave enough to chase your dreams. A very sweet slow burn romance. Gosh, I loved W...
  • #Shelved 17 | Book Review: How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House

    Masterfully woven perspectives. Rich tropical scenery. A tragedy that'll live with you forever. HOW THE ONE-ARMED SISTER SWEEPS HER HOUSE by Cherie...
  • #Shelved 16 | Book Review: Run Time By SB Divya

    A determined competitor. One hell of a race. Crazy cool biotech. RUN TIME is a snackable glimpse into an insightfully written vision of what humani...
  • 5 Ways You Can Read More Books (Tips From A Bookshop Owner)

    Believe it or not, owning a bookshop does not mean I get to read books all day. In fact, most of my days are spent looking for inventory, handling ...
  • #Shelved 15 | My Soul To Keep Book Review

    If you've read WILD SEED by Octavia E. Butler and have been hunting for books that are just as good and in a similar vein, it's my pleasure to intr...