Really Barnes & Noble and Penguin Random House? Did you think this was the best way to "kickoff" Black History Month? By slapping black faces on books that either don't include us OR if by some miracle they do it's some old false narrative that should literally be thrown in the garbage. Wait, I'm getting … Continue reading Slapping “Multi-ethnic” Faces on Book Covers doesn’t work!
Synopsis- Goodreads Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now Zélie … Continue reading Children of Blood and Bone
Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy Synopsis - goodreads Ramona was only five years old when Hurricane Katrina changed her life forever. Since then, it’s been Ramona and her family against the world. Standing over six feet tall with unmistakable blue hair, Ramona is sure of three things: she likes girls, she’s fiercely devoted to her … Continue reading Ramona Blue