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.
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
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
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
The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory Synopsis - from Goodreads A groomsman and his last-minute guest are about to discover if a fake date can go the distance in a fun and flirty debut novel. Agreeing to go to a wedding with a guy she gets stuck with in an elevator is something Alexa Monroe … Continue reading The Wedding Date
Sydney shares an apartment with her best friend, she's in an almost 2-year relationship with her boyfriend and she’s finishing up her final year of undergrad as a music major. Life was pretty good for Sydney. But that all comes crumbling down when the hot and mysterious guitar player Ridge, who happens to be her … Continue reading Maybe Someday
There are some books you read that changes your perspective, puts a twist on your worldview or changes something as simple as your favorite genre. Maybe in Another Life did that for me. Usually, I like to give my own synopsis of a book that teeters on the line of spoilers and non-spoilery tidbits . … Continue reading Maybe in Another Life
Kat Carmichael suffers from, in her own words, a broken vagina. She’s co-owner of the bakery, Cup My Cakes with her college best friend Shannon. And being a brand new business owner, coupled with a broken vagina, there’s not a lot of time for the lovey love with her long term boyfriend Ryan. Realizing that … Continue reading The Awkward Path to Getting Lucky
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon The Sun is Also a Star tells the story of two teenagers from completely different backgrounds. Two of which are dear to my heart. The young woman,Natasha is Jamaican and will be deported if she doesn’t somehow figure out a way to stay in the U.S. … Continue reading The Sun is Also a Star