I have another cruise story! One thing that I dislike about cruises… there are sooo many people. Don’t get me wrong, I knew that before I went on the cruise. But I honestly didn’t realize how many people were on the ship until we stopped at each island. Well, Jinell and I were over the … More Treasure Hunt
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely Rashad and Quinn are brought together by one significant event. Rashad is wrongfully accused of stealing and harming a woman at the local grocery store and finds himself face planted on the ground, beaten and bruised by a police officer. Quinn happened to be there that … More All American Boys
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 … More Maybe Someday
This month, I set out to read a lot more books than I did last month and I’m proud to say I accomplished it. I also bought a ton of books, well ton is a strong word, but a lot definitely! There were also some books that I’ve placed on my temporary DNF (did not … More February Wrap Up
After our time in Granada, my peers and I drove down to the coast and ended up in the port city of Algeciras. We were staying at the beautiful Hotel Reina Cristina. After a day of walking through the Nerja Caves, my friends and I enjoyed dinner and a swim in the pool ready for … More Multicultural Hub on the Gibraltar
Speechless… Utterly Speechless. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a must read. period. exclamation point. Synopsis Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancysuburban prep school she attends. The … More The Hate U Give
After the Barnes & Noble by my house closed down, (a post for another time) at the end of 2016, I was on the hunt for a new Barnes & Noble home. There are 2 locations near me, both located about 20-25 minutes away. However, I was more familiar with one location over the other … More Bookstore Say What?
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 . … More 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 … More The Awkward Path to Getting Lucky
This past July, my sister Jinell and I went on our very first cruise. We visited four islands, Grand Turk (Turks & Caicos), The Dominican Republic, Aruba and Curaçao. It was a bright, crisp day as we disembarked the ship. Jinell and I walked along the main pathway of Mega Pier in West Willemstad (Otrabanda), … More Where Three Cultures Meet!