Children of Blood and Bone

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…

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Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope & Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House – ARC Review

Synopsis – Goodreads Return to President Obama’s White House in this anthology for young women by young women, featuring stories from ten inspiring junior staffers who joined his administration right out of college with the hope of making a difference. Meet ten amazing young women who were so inspired by Barack Obama’s inclusive feminist politics…

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Dear Chapter 17 – Becoming by Michelle Obama

Synopsis – Goodreads  In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African-American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while…

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Taste of Ponce

It’s been a while since I’ve written and posted for Foodie Friday and I’m super excited to dive back into this aspect of my blog! Ponce City Market is an industrial mall or marketplace located in the downtown area of Atlanta, GA. A place where you can shop, and dine and maybe walk the Beltline.…

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February ’19 Wrap Up

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…

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There Are Girls Like Lions – ARC Review

Synopsis – GoodreadsFor mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, partners, and friends, here are 30 stirring poems about the experience of being a woman. Rousing and empowering, There Are Girls like Lions is a celebration of womanhood in all its dimensions, including love, beauty, friendship, motherhood, work, aging, and much more. Packaged in an attractive case with foil stamping…

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Anger is a Gift

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…

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Crazy On You – ARC Review

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…

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Renegades & Archenemies Review

Both Renegades & Archenemies are an introduction to Marissa Meyer for me. I’ve heard of The Lunar Chronicles both on Booktube & Bookstagram but I hadn’t thought I’d particularly enjoy the series. However, I was really intrigued by the premise for Renegades. And after finishing it, I knew I had to continue with Archenemies. In…

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Top 10 Books of 2018

Hello my fellow readers! I know we are a week into the New Year and this should’ve been posted at the very least by the third of January. But, I’m playing catch up and starting a new schedule for posting. Stay tuned for all of my updates soon! 10: The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker  For more on what I liked/loved…

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