Book Review

JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson

Rating: 5 / 5 I put JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson on hold back on June because it has been on my TBR for quite some time having seen great reviews and some of my reading earlier in the year had me wanting to read more. My hold for the audiobook finally came up for… Continue reading JUST MERCY by Bryan Stevenson

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DANCING IN THE NARROWS by Anna Penenberg

Rating: 4.5 / 5 I received a complimentary copy of DANCING IN THE NARROWS by Anna Penenberg from She Writes Press for an honest review. As the subtitle says, DANCING IN THE NARROWS is the author's memoir of her journey with her daughter Dana through her daughter's lengthy battle with chronic illness, in this case… Continue reading DANCING IN THE NARROWS by Anna Penenberg

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NOTORIOUS RGB by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

Rating: 3.5 / 5 When I knew that the Reading Women Challenge for this year included a biography, I immediately thought about Ruth Bader Ginsburg as someone I would like to know more about. I was glad to be able to pick up a copy of NOTORIOUS RGB by Irin Carmon & Shana Knizhnik! NOTORIOUS… Continue reading NOTORIOUS RGB by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik

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YOU LOOK LIKE A THING AND I LOVE YOU by Janelle Shane

Rating: 4 / 5 I am definitely one that is drawn in by a fun title, so I saw a friend with a giveaway for some fun books and I entered for this one: YOU LOOK LIKE A THING AND I LOVE YOU: How Artificial Intelligence Works and Why It's Making the World a Weirder… Continue reading YOU LOOK LIKE A THING AND I LOVE YOU by Janelle Shane

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ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M. Johnson

Rating: 4 / 5 I had to make my first trek to a work site during normal operating hours (and semi-normal traffic hours) a couple weeks back and the main reason I wasn't too upset is that I needed to finish reading ALL BOYS AREN'T BLUE by George M. Johnson! ALL BOYS AREN'T BLUE is… Continue reading ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M. Johnson

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THE THINGS WE CANNOT SAY by Kelly Rimmer

Rating: 5/ 5 I've seen a lot of wonderful reviews singing the praises of THE THINGS WE CANNOT SAY by Kelly Rimmer and it made it onto my TBR. When I pulled the challenge prompt for a history or historical fiction, this was the title that came up in suggestions, so I downloaded the audiobook.… Continue reading THE THINGS WE CANNOT SAY by Kelly Rimmer

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THE ONLY PLANE IN THE SKY: AN ORAL HISTORY OF 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff

Rating: 5/ 5 THE ONLY PLANE IN THE SKY by Garrett M. Graff has been a highly anticipated read for me. At the same time, I've also been kind of dreading it because I knew that it would be an emotional roller coaster ride of a read. I decided that this was one that I… Continue reading THE ONLY PLANE IN THE SKY: AN ORAL HISTORY OF 9/11 by Garrett M. Graff

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THE NEW JIM CROW: MASS INCARCERATION IN THE AGE OF COLORBLINDNESS by Michelle Alexander

Rating: 4 / 5 I picked up THE NEW JIM CROW by Michelle Alexander when I spotted a copy at the used bookstore knowing that I had a few reading prompts this year that would work with this one. When I finally added it to my TBR for May, I had no idea how relevant… Continue reading THE NEW JIM CROW: MASS INCARCERATION IN THE AGE OF COLORBLINDNESS by Michelle Alexander

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THE TONI MORRISON BOOK CLUB by Juda Bennett, Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Casssandra Jackson, and Piper Kendrix Williams

Rating: 4 / 5 I received a complimentary audiobook copy of THE TONI MORRISON BOOK CLUB by Juda Bennett, Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Casssandra Jackson, Piper and Kendrix Williams for an honest review. Thank you to Libro FM, Dreamscape Media and the authors for the chance to read and review! I needed a book about a book… Continue reading THE TONI MORRISON BOOK CLUB by Juda Bennett, Winnifred Brown-Glaude, Casssandra Jackson, and Piper Kendrix Williams

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HOLLYWOOD PARK by Mikel Jollett (Out 5/26/2020)

I won an Advance Reading Copy of HOLLYWOOD PARK by Mikel Jollett as part of a giveaway on Bookish First! I also received an Advance Listener Copy through Libro.FM. Thank you to Celadon Books, Macmillan Audio and Mikel Jollett for the chance to read and provide an honest review review! Publication Date: 5/5/2020 Rating: 4.5… Continue reading HOLLYWOOD PARK by Mikel Jollett (Out 5/26/2020)