Summary This novel takes place in the 1800s and follows two siblings, Mercy, and Mat, who were captured after their village was raided in Africa. With that, I want to let everyone know that THIS IS NOT A SLAVE STORY. I’ve seen many people say that they want to read historical fiction novels surrounding BlackContinue reading “That Which is Hidden: Daughter of the Shipwreck Review”
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A Burden Too Much to Bear: This Poison Heart Review
Summary Bri was born with a green thumb. She has a love for plants, and they love her too. Sometimes a little too much. Wherever Bri goes, plants begin to lean towards her; they become more colorful, lusher, vines begin to grow and crawl to her. She can even bring dead plants back to life.Continue reading “A Burden Too Much to Bear: This Poison Heart Review”
Only One Winner: Look What You Made Me Do
Summary Look What You Made Me Do is a suspense novel written by Elaine Murphy. The main character, Carrie wants to get as far away from her sister Becca as possible and live a peaceful life. Why? Because Becca is a serial killer.
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”
First Line Fridays
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’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?”
Let’s Talk Bookish
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 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”