I’m Still A Man: The Taking of Jake Livingston

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”

We’re Still Here: Firekeeper’s Daughter Review

“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”

What’s Tani Reading?

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?”

Some Stories Are Better Told In the Dark: Blackout Review

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”

I Like ‘Em Thick: Short Stories Vs. Novels

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”

Ace of Spades Review

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”