Hello, friends. How are you doing? I've been on a little bit of a hiatus from the blog recently as I've been working on other projects (streaming The Sims 4 and other video games on Twitch and writing fiction for Camp NaNoWriMo this month). Since there are a lot of books I'm looking forward to … Continue reading Sci-Fi and Fantasy I Can’t Wait to Read
Today I'm sharing a list of excellent speculative fiction by Black authors, some of which I've read and others I'll be reading soon. All are currently available for purchase. Won't you join me in reading them? The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS. AGAIN. Three terrible things happen in … Continue reading 5 Excellent Speculative Fiction Books by Black Authors
Hello! How are you? This week I'm diving back into Top Ten Tuesday, which was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends … Continue reading TTT: Books That Give Off Summer Vibes
Hola and happy Friday, my fellow readers! First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on … Continue reading First Lines Fridays
Hello and happy hump day! Because I love reading about new releases and making lists, I decided to share three more of my most anticipated books coming out during the first half of this year. The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin Pub. Date: March 26th Five New Yorkers must come together in order to … Continue reading Three More Most Anticipated Book Releases of the First Half of 2020
I've never wrapped up my year of reading before, and I decided to begin doing so on the blog this year. Personal I didn't read as many books as I wanted to and the blog was on a short hiatus for some of 2019, both due to unforeseen circumstances. Some of the things I hadn't … Continue reading 2019 Reading Wrap-Up
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers My rating: 5 of 5 stars Fantastic. This is space opera fiction at its finest, with an ensemble of characters I was sad to leave. It's got multiple species, adventure, humor, and heart. What more could you want? View all my reviews
3 of 5 stars If you're a fan of superhero movies and comics, this is the novella you didn't know you wanted. It's about getting caught in the crossfire (metaphorically) between Heroes and Villains in a corrupt, Gotham-like city called Panopolis. Edward Dinges (yes, it's pronounced ding-us) is an ordinary dude working at a bank … Continue reading Review: Where There’s Smoke (Panopolis #1) by Cari Z.