Book Review — One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston

Casey McQuiston author photo CR: Valerie Mosley I received a digital review copy of this book from Netgalley and Macmillan Audio. This has not impacted my rating and this review is voluntary. Genre: Romance, FictionPublished by: St. Martin's Griffin / Macmillian Audio (audiobook)Publish date: June 01, 2021Number of pages: 432 pagesAuthor’s website: Support local! Buy the …

Book Review — Dead Dead Girls By Nekesa Afia

I received an Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of this book from Netgalley and Berkley Books. This has not impacted my rating and this review is voluntary. Genre: Fiction, Murder Mystery, Women SleuthsPublished by: Berkley BooksPublish date: June 01, 2021Number of pages: 336 pagesAuthor’s website: https://www.nekesaafia.com/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! Harlem, 1926. Young Black girls like …

Book Review — Last Call (Murder on the Rocks #2) by Cathi Stoler

I received an advance review copy for free from Book Sirens, and I am leaving this review voluntarily. Rating: 4/5 Genre: Fiction, Murder Mystery, Amateur Slueth Published by: Level Best BooksPublish date: November 17, 2020Number of pages: 252 pagesAuthor’s website: https://www.cathistoler.com/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! Bar None, set in the heart of New York City, …

Book Review — Somebody’s Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford

I received and Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of the audiobook from Netgalley and MacMillian Audio. This has not impacted my rating and this review is voluntary. Genre: MemoirPublished by: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book, MacMillian AudioPublish date: June 1, 2021Number of pages: 242 pagesAuthor’s website: http://www.ashleycford.net/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! For as long as …

Book Review — Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

I received and Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) of this book from Netgalley and Feiwel & Friends. This has not impacted my rating and this review is voluntary. Genre: YA ThrillerPublished by: Feiwel & FriendsPublish date: June 1, 2021Number of pages: 432 pagesAuthor’s website: https://www.faridahabikeiyimide.com/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! “I’m so excited to be publishing ’Ace …

Book Review — While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory

I received an ARC from Netgalley and Berkley Books . This has not impacted my rating and this review is voluntary. Genre: Romance, FictionPublished by: Berkley BooksPublish date: July 13th, 2021Number of pages: 336 pagesAuthor’s website: https://www.jasmineguillory.com/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! Two people realize that it's no longer an act when they veer off-script in …

Book Review — The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

© Andrew Hayes-WatkinsI received an advanced audio copy of this book from Netgalley and MacMillian audio. Thank you! This review is given voluntarily. Genre: Thriller, Mystery, FictionPublished by: Macmillan Audio / Celadon BooksPublish date: June 15th, 2021Audio Length: 10 hoursNumber of pages: 352 pagesAuthor’s website: https://twitter.com/AlexMichaelidesSupport local! Buy the book on BookShop! Edward Fosca is a murderer. …

Book Review — Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook by Eric Ripert

I received and eARC of this cookbook from Netgalley and Appetite by Random House. This review is voluntary. Genre: CookbookPublished by: Appetite by Random HousePublish date: April 20th 2021Number of pages: 256 pagesAuthor’s website: http://www.aveceric.com/eric-ripertSupport local! Buy the book on BookShop! From one of the world's most renowned chefs, 110 essential recipes that bring out the beauty …

Book Review — Dear Azula, I Have a Crush on Danny Phantom by Azura Tyabji and Jackson Neal

Rating: 3/5 Genre: Poetry Dear Azula, I Have a Crush on Danny Phantom is a crossover of our coming of age universes. Exploring the interplay of adolescence and media, Dear Azula is a masterclass on how Generation Z see themselves reflected on screen, how they find themselves in characters when the world does not grant …