Behold What is Coming: Redemptor Review

Summary Picking up where Raybearer left off, Tarisai is the first-ever Raybearer to go into the Underworld. She strikes a deal with the spirits of the deal world, stating that she will go in if they agree to end the Redemptor treaty. This will keep the children from being sacrificed in the name of peace.Continue reading “Behold What is Coming: Redemptor Review”

A Traitor Among Us: Six Crimson Cranes Review

Summary Shiori is the emperor’s only daughter, raised in the beautiful Kingdom of Kiata, where magic is forbidden. The only problem is that she discovered that she has magical powers. This has both intrigued and frightened her. What will her father do if he finds out?

What’s Tani Reading? – August

So I’ve finished all books I purchased for the month of July and took a trip to the bookstore this past weekend. I purchased four books from B&N and am anxiously awaiting Redemptor which is the follow up to Raybearer by Jordan Ifeuko. Raybearer is my favorite read this year so I’m really looking forwardContinue reading “What’s Tani Reading? – August”

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”

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”

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”

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”