Book Review — JET BLACK: the prelude Volume 1 (Books 1-3) by Bre Ashley

Rating: 4-4.5/5 Genre: poetry [book 1], “shaded injustice” challenges you to find your identify places, people, and things in your life where injustice was covert or supervised. next, create your own vision for what equality, diversity, and justice look like for you. lastly, identify ways you can work to make this vision an everyday reality. …

Bout of Books 31

Although I only joined the bookish world of Instagram and Twitter recently, I have already been welcomed with open arms and open books and I have found so many great challenges and motivations to read! One of those is Bout of Books 31, a week-long readathon that begins next week on Monday, May 10th! One …

Book Review —Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel W. Moniz

Rating: 5/5 Genre: Fiction, Short Stories, (I listened to the audiobook) Set among the cities and suburbs of Florida, each story in Milk Blood Heat delves into the ordinary worlds of young girls, women, and men who find themselves confronted by extraordinary moments of violent personal reckoning. These intimate portraits of people and relationships scour …

Book Review — Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

Book 1 of Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery Series Genre: Mystery, Cozy Mystery, Amateur SleuthPublished by: BerkleyPublish date: May 4, 2021Number of pages: 304 pagesAuthor’s website: https://www.miapmanansala.com/Support local! Buy the book on BookShop! The first book in a new culinary cozy series full of sharp humor and delectable dishes—one that might just be killer.... When Lila Macapagal moves …

Book Review — Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night by Morgan Parker

I received an ARC from NetGalley and Tin House Publishing. I am giving this review voluntarily. Rating: 4/5 Genre: Poetry Morgan Parker's Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night is being reprinted! This is the first collection of the author's. Her other notable works are There are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé and Magical …