The Great: Of course I’m going to say the romance! It was everything I needed and nothing I expected. As the story progressed, I became so invested in seeing January and Gus (Augustus) unravel themselves to each other. Revealing layers, years worth of past and present pain, happiness, and confusion. But ultimately finding that connection to each other that was beyond just physical chemistry. Which trust me they had buckets and buckets of.
Rob was once the quintessential High School student-athlete. That was until his father was accused of embezzling money from people in their community and, his peers treated Rob like he was the one responsible or at least he was in on it. Maegan wasn’t at the top of the high school chain but she sure wasn’t loved by many after she cheated on her SATs. Which resulted in those students who were taking the test with her, having to retake the SATs.
Bennett’s writing style is equal parts captivating as it is informative. I’m not sure the length or extent of research she does for each story but it completely shows. What I appreciate the most is that she’s somehow mastered the art of appealing to those of us who love more character-driven stories and to those who favor plot and more plot-driven stories.
Happy Monday Bookwyrms! How was your weekend? I had a jam-packed weekend of reading and waiting for the first episode of the last season of Game of Thrones! I also received my first Bae Crate box! Bae Crate is an adult romance box. Each box will feature a signed romance novel or bookplate, possibly a … Continue reading Bae Crate April Unboxing: In Case of Emergency
Home. This book felt so much like home for me and I held onto that feeling throughout the story. As a first generation Jamaican-America, this book reminded me of some of my favorite memories growing up as a child; spending weekends with my grandmother, Sunday family dinners, visiting the Caribbean bakery with my dad. The list goes on and on.
My Favorite Half-Night Stand maneuvers early thirties career-focused dating in a social media “there’s an app for everything” world . It’s a story of the family you choose, and the intricate dynamics of friendship especially between the two sexes.
Hello Booklovers, This month has been a successful reading month. Since it was Black History Month, I made the decision to read books written by Black authors and other POC authors. I enjoyed almost all of the books I got my hands on this month. So, let's jump in! Physical/ Print Books Becoming by Michelle … Continue reading February ’19 Wrap Up
Synopsis - goodreads Six years ago, Moss Jefferies' father was murdered by an Oakland police officer. Along with losing a parent, the media's vilification of his father and lack of accountability has left Moss with near crippling panic attacks. Now, in his sophomore year of high school, Moss and his fellow classmates find themselves increasingly … Continue reading Anger is a Gift
Pride by Ibi Zoboi Synopsis- goodreads Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride might not be enough to save … Continue reading Pride by Ibi Zoboi
Crazy On You ( A Love & Harmony Romance #3) by Crystal B. Bright Synopsis- goodreads Shut out the noise and listen to your heart . . . Worse than a one-hit wonder, Tassia Hogan is a one-line wonder. Infamous for a memorable, extremely provocative verse, her music career is going nowhere. Finding a decent man to … Continue reading Crazy On You – ARC Review