Summary Jake Livingston is a student at a private school and is the only black kid in his class. He often feels like he’s singled out and picked on by other students as well as his teachers. On top of this, Jake can also see ghosts; he’s a medium. This causes him to often withdrawContinue reading “I’m Still A Man: The Taking of Jake Livingston”
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? Below are some lines from one of my favorite reads this year. Can you guess what it is?
“We faced more than you and we’re still here.” Summary Firekeeper’s Daughter is a story about 18-year-old Daunis Fountaine, who lives in a tight-knit Native American community. Well, sort of…Daunis is half Native American and half white. Did I mention that she is also from one of the wealthiest families in town? This sometimes leavesContinue reading “We’re Still Here: Firekeeper’s Daughter Review”
I’m currently reading Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley, but on Saturday I noticed that my TBR list had dwindled. You know what that means…time to take a trip to the bookstore! I was able to stop myself after selecting the four that stood out the most. Hopefully these will get me through the rest ofContinue reading “What’s Tani Reading?”
Summary Blackout is a collection of short love stories written by six authors – Angie Thomas, Dionielle Clayton, Nic Stone, Tiffany D. Jackson, Ashley Woodfold, and Nicola Yoon. I’m a big fan of Angie Thomas and Tiffany D. Jackson, so when I saw the cover on social media, I decided to stop by the bookstoreContinue reading “Some Stories Are Better Told In the Dark: Blackout Review”
Let’s Talk Bookish is a weekly meme, hosted by Rukky @ Eternity Books & Dani @ Literary Lion, where we discuss certain topics, share our opinions, and spread the love by visiting each others’ posts. I came across the topic while browsing and decided to give it a try. What are the best ways to get over reading slumps?Continue reading “Let’s Talk Bookish”
I’m currently reading Blackout, which is a collection of short love stories by six authors – Angie Thomas, Dhonielle Clayton, Nic Stone, Tiffany D. Jackson, Ashley Woodfold, and Nicola Yoon. I saw images of the cover circulating on social media and decided to check it out. I’ve read novels by Angie Thomas (The Hate UContinue reading “I Like ‘Em Thick: Short Stories Vs. Novels”
So I’m sure we’ve all heard the phrase “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” right? The thing is, I do. If you’re a book lover, then I’m pretty sure you do too.
Ace of Spades centers around two characters, Chiamaka and Devon, who are the only two Black students at a predominately white school. They begin their senior year with goals to do their best and work towards their long-term success goals. Neither of them expects to have all of their secrets exposed to the entire studentContinue reading “Ace of Spades Review”