***I received this book for free as part of the Caffeine Book Tours blog tour via Netgalley and the Flat Iron Books. This is no way contributed to my opinion of the book.**** In this long awaited conclusion to the Mirage duology, we continue our journey with Amani and Maram as they navigate court politics, … Continue reading Blog Tour: Court of Lions by Somaiya Daud
***I received this for free via Netgalley and the publisher in exchange for a free and honest review.*** In this debut fantasy novel, it is 200 years after Cinderella's fairy tale and the town continues to uphold the tradition of attending the ball to meet a suitor under the tyrannical king. Sophia is sick of … Continue reading Book Review: Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron
***ARC provided by the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for a free and honest review*** Marva Sheridan is freshly 18 and thrilled to be voting in her first election. Duke comes from a family where politics are super important but he just wants to do his civic duty and go home. On a chance meeting … Continue reading Book Review: The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert
Hey y'all!! Today I wanted to do my July TBR. I know what you're thinking, "Tasha you never stick to a TBR." And you would be telling the truth, however, there is a month long readathon that I am so excited to participate and I hope that I can mark off as many prompts as … Continue reading Pop Culture Readathon TBR/July 2020 TBR
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2020, Berkley Rose Gold Watts was abused by her mother Patty for most of her life. She was raised to believe that she was a very sick child, but when it was found out that her mother had Munchousen by Proxy and was sentenced to five years in prison. The story starts when her mother … Continue reading Review: Darling Rose Gold
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
Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the king. If Zafira was exposed as a girl, all of her achievements would be rejected; if Nasir … Continue reading Book Review: We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
In this Beauty and the Beast re-telling we follow Harper, a teen from Washington, D.C., who is out when she sees a girl who is apparently being kidnapped by some strange man. In Harper's attempt to stop the man she is instead kidnapped and taken to the land of Emberfall where Prince Ren is the … Continue reading Book Review: A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Bridget Kemmerer