Middle Grade series are the absolute best! Here are some that I want to read.
Hey y'all! Today I wanted to do a quick recommendation of books about the Black teenage experience that I have recently read. There are so many and I highly recommend all of these. I wanted to show with this list that Black stories don't always have to revolve around police brutality. While it is an … Continue reading Young Adult Books About the Black Experience
Hey y'all! Today I will be talking about the 6 books that I read in February. It was a slow reading month for me, but I think I have finally overcome my slump. Here are the books that I completed in February: The Toll by Neal Shusterman - This concluding novel in the Arc of … Continue reading February Wrap Up
Everybody missed the bus that fell from the sky, because they were so wrapped up in their middle school walks home. This is an interconnected short story collection that follows different kids from 10 different blocks. There are best friends, loners, worriers, kids facing fears, kids dealing with issues way beyond middle school life. Jason … Continue reading Review: Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds
Hey y'all! Today I wanted to talk about the books that I read in the month of December. I talk about 9 of my reads in my December Mid-Month Wrap-up. In the second half of the month I completed 12 more books which brought my total to 21 books read in December. Which is the … Continue reading December 2019 Wrap-Up
Hey y'all! Today I wanted to talk about the books that I got in January. I'm pretty proud of myself for the control I had in January. Anyway here are the books that I purchased in January. Godsgrave by Jay KristoffBlood of Elves by Andrzej SapkowskiThe Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams ChimaA Girl Like That … Continue reading January 2019 Book Haul
Hey y'all! Today we are talking about 10 books that have truly stood out for the year of 2018. I had a really strong first half of 2018 and then it kind of faded. These are the ones that initially came to mind when I started trying to compile my list. I have linked my … Continue reading Best Books of 2018
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In partnership with We Need Diverse Books, thirteen of the most recognizable, diverse authors come together in this remarkable YA anthology featuring ten short stories, a graphic short story, and a one-act play from Walter Dean Myers never before in-print. Careful--you are holding fresh ink. And not hot-off-the-press, still-drying-in-your-hands ink. Instead, you are holding twelve … Continue reading Fresh Ink Anthology Edited by Lamar Giles
Hey y'all today I wanted to do a post about all of the books that I have given 5 stars on Goodreads. I don't put my star ratings in my reviews on the blog but if you want to know the star ratings for the books that I mention or review on the blog, follow … Continue reading My Favorite Books (So Far) 2018