Book Review

RIOT BABY by Tochi Onyebuchi

Rating: 3.5 / 5 I located RIOT BABY by Tochi Onyebuchi on a list of Afrofuturistic novels and selected it for a Popsugar reading challenge prompt. Riot baby follows Ella and her brother Kev. Ella is born with very powerful abilities to see the future of those around her and other expanding abilities. Their world… Continue reading RIOT BABY by Tochi Onyebuchi

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Book Review

THE WICKER KING by K. Ancrum

Rating: 4 / 5 I saw THE WICKER KING by K. Ancrum positively reviewed a few times. The focus on mental health and the striking cover had me picking up a copy. THE WICKER KING follows August. His best friend Jack seems to be falling victim to hallucinations which become more and more invasive in… Continue reading THE WICKER KING by K. Ancrum

Book Review

THE SOCIAL GRACES by Renée Rosen (Out Today!)

I received a gifted galley of THE SOCIAL GRACES by Renée Rosen for an honest review. Thank you to Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 4/20/2021 Rating: 4 / 5 THE SOCIAL GRACES is set in Manhattan in the late 1800s. In a time dominated by men,… Continue reading THE SOCIAL GRACES by Renée Rosen (Out Today!)

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THE KINDRED SPIRITS SUPPER CLUB by Amy E. Riechert (Out Today!)

I received a gifted galley of THE KINDRED SPIRITS SUPPER CLUB by Amy E. Riechert from Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley. Thank you for the opportunity to read and review! Publication Date: 4/20/2021 Rating: 4 / 5 THE KINDRED SPIRITS SUPPER CLUB begins with a food fight amongst a bunch of adults behaving badly at… Continue reading THE KINDRED SPIRITS SUPPER CLUB by Amy E. Riechert (Out Today!)

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Monday Reading Check In

I received a complementary eARC of DIAL A FOR AUNTIES by Jesse Q. Sutanto from Berkley Publishing Group and Netgalley. Happy Monday book friends! I hope you had a fantastic weekend! I had a lovely day out with my best friend on Saturday, getting out into the SoCal sunshine! This week is not one I've… Continue reading Monday Reading Check In

Book Review

THE WILLFUL PRINCESS AND THE PIEBALD PRINCE by Robin Hobb

Rating: 3.5 / 5 I've been participating in the #elderlingalong readalong of Robin Hobb's Realm of the Elderling novels. It was recommended that THE WILLFUL PRINCESS AND THE PIEBALD PRINCE novella would be best read before picking up the next trio of books in the larger series. THE WILLFUL PRINCESS AND THE PIEBALD PRINCE is… Continue reading THE WILLFUL PRINCESS AND THE PIEBALD PRINCE by Robin Hobb

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HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE by Imbolo Mbue

I received a gifted copy of HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE by Imbolo Mbue from Random House! I also received an ALC copy from LibroFM! Rating: 4.5 / 5 HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE is set in a fictional African village of Kosawa where chemical spills have brought tragedy to the residents. It is a place where… Continue reading HOW BEAUTIFUL WE WERE by Imbolo Mbue

Book Review

SPARKS LIKE STARS by Nadia Hashimi

I received a complimentary copy of SPARKS LIKE STARS by Nadia Hashimi from William Morrow Books! Rating: 5 / 5 SPARKS LIKE STARS follows the life of Sitara Zamani beginning in 1978 Kabul. She is the daughter of a prominent family with her father acting as a close associate of Afghanistan's president. Her family has… Continue reading SPARKS LIKE STARS by Nadia Hashimi