ARC Review: When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

Happy Release Day Eve to Alyssa Cole! I had the opportunity to read an advanced copy of "When No One is Watching" and I thought now would be a great time to share my thoughts! Synopsis Rear Window meets Get Out in this gripping thriller from a critically acclaimed and New York Times Notable author, in which the gentrification of … Continue reading ARC Review: When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

ARC Review: “Now That I’ve Found You” by Kristina Forest

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press Release Date: August 25th, 2020  Genre: Young Adult Contemporary    A YA novel about searching for answers, love, and your eccentric grandma in all the wrong places. Following in the footsteps of her überfamous grandma, eighteen-year-old Evie Jones is poised to be Hollywood’s next big star. That is until a close … Continue reading ARC Review: “Now That I’ve Found You” by Kristina Forest

Blog Tour: Money Devils 1 by Ashley & JaQuavis

Hello everyone! I am so excited to be a part of the Money Devils 1 blog tour! From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Cartel series comes a new chapter in a world that only Ashley and JaQuavis know how to bring to life. The LaCroixs are four beautiful Haitian American women bound by money … Continue reading Blog Tour: Money Devils 1 by Ashley & JaQuavis

ARC Review: “Finna” by Nate Marshall

Synopsis "Dynamic poems that celebrate the Black vernacular and engage with the world through the lens of Hip Hop as well as America's vast reserve of racial and gendered epithets--from an award-winning author and poet. fin-na /ˈfinə/ contraction: (1) going to; intending to. rooted in African American Vernacular English. (2) eye dialect spelling of "fixing … Continue reading ARC Review: “Finna” by Nate Marshall

ARC Review: “The Good Sister” by Sally Hepworth

Synopsis "There's only been one time that Rose couldn't stop me from doing the wrong thing and that was a mistake that will haunt me for the rest of my life." Fern Castle works in her local library. She has dinner with her twin sister Rose three nights a week. And she avoids crowds, bright … Continue reading ARC Review: “The Good Sister” by Sally Hepworth

ARC Review: “This Is My America” by Kim Johnson

Synopsis: "Dear Martin meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting YA novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system. Every week, seventeen-year-old Tracy Beaumont writes letters to Innocence X, asking the organization to help her father, an innocent Black man on death row. After seven years, Tracy is running out of time—her dad has … Continue reading ARC Review: “This Is My America” by Kim Johnson

Mini Review+ Five Thoughts I Had While Reading (#3)

Novellas are typically short stories. Doing a quick Google search I found out that they are usually 60- 120 pages. It’s hard to review a novella without giving too much away so I decided to do mini book reviews for the novellas that I read along with a few thoughts I had while reading . … Continue reading Mini Review+ Five Thoughts I Had While Reading (#3)

ARC Review: ” The Gilded Ones” by Namina Forna

Synopsis       Sixteen-year-old Deka lives in fear and anticipation of the blood ceremony that will determine whether she will become a member of her village. Already different from everyone else because of her unnatural intuition, Deka prays for red blood so she can finally feel like she belongs. But on the day of the … Continue reading ARC Review: ” The Gilded Ones” by Namina Forna

ARC Review: Butterfly 2 by Ashley Antoinette

Release Date: June 2,2020 Synopsis The second novel in an all new series by New York Times bestselling author Ashley Antoinette! “Run away from the boy that gives you butterflies, he's going to break your heart.” Morgan Atkins had been told that phrase ever since she was a little girl and still she allowed herself to fall … Continue reading ARC Review: Butterfly 2 by Ashley Antoinette

ARC Review: “You Are Not Alone” by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Release Date: March 3rd 2020 Rating: 4/5 stars  “ You Are Not Alone” was the first book that I’ve read by writing duo Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. I’ve heard so much about their books, “ Anonymous Girl” and “ The Wife Between Us” ( which I will definitely be reading in the very near … Continue reading ARC Review: “You Are Not Alone” by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen