Thoughts on “Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America”

For Black History Month, I decided to read “Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America,” an anthology of short stories featuring Black characters. It is one I came across many times at the library, and I wanted to read it.  I am glad I did. It is very rare that I like …

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Review of “The Wedding Date” by Jasmine Guillory

With February deemed the month of love, I decided to read a romance novel that worked within my reading challenge. For my Pick Your Poison Reading Challenge, I chose “The Wedding Date” by Jasmine Guillory for the category “A Book with an Interracial Relationship.” This was my first time reading an adult romance novel and …

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Review of “Again, but Better” by Christine Riccio

For my 2021 Reading Challenge, I had the category “A Book with ‘Better’ in the Title.” For this, I chose a book I had come across before, “Again, but Better” by Christine Riccio. “Again, but Better” is a YA book that follows Shane as she travels to London on a study abroad trip. She believes …

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Review of “A Simple Favor” by Darcey Bell

When I watched “A Simple Favor” starring Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick, it was something that I found thrilling and at times funny. When I discovered that it was adapted from a book, I immediately placed it on hold.  “A Simple Favor” by Darcey Bell follows stay-at-home mom and blogger Stephanie as she tries to …

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