A Mini-Review: Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America

Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America 1st Edition by Kali Nicole Gross Oxford University Press; 1 edition (February 3, 2016) 978-0190241216 Hannah Mary Tabbs was working woman in the 1880’s … Continue Reading

A Mini-Review: Writing My Wrongs by Shaka Senghor

Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison Kindle Edition by Shaka Senghor  (Convergent Books, January 2017) 978-1101907313 I received this book in exchange for an honest review and that’s all that I can give. Shaka weaves a … Continue Reading

The Blazing Star: A Review

The Blazing Star by Imani Josey Publisher: Wise Ink Creative Publishing (December 6, 2016) ISBN-10: 1945769165 Portia’s twin sister Alex is a genius. There’s something about being 16 that makes you insecure, but always being in the background can really … Continue Reading

#BookReview Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed

Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed Publisher: Speak; Reprint edition (May 3, 2016) ISBN-10: 0147513936 ISBN-13: 978-0147513939 Naila’s family is very close. It’s part of their Pakistani and Muslim culture and her immigrant community does a good job of … Continue Reading

Afar: A mini-review of black girl space travel

Afar by Leila del Duca and Kit Seaton Paperback: 168 pages Publisher: Image Comics (April 4, 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 1632159414 ISBN-13: 978-1632159410 I’m not a huge graphic novel reader, but I pick them up for time to time and … Continue Reading

Instead of That, Read This : A Review of Challenger Deep

We are a nation of people that love to categorize. We’re competitive and love a good race and sometimes we apply that hierarchal need to things that it shouldn’t be applied to. Take fiction and poetry, which are inherently subjective … Continue Reading

Hockey Love: Jerkbait and Roasted Cauliflower Soup

I am in the midst of the last sprint of reading I have to do for the Georgia Peach Book Awards and I am barreling through some of the best writing for young adults that 2016 had to offer. Jerkbait … Continue Reading