I am so excited for this monthly challenge hosted by Kathy at Books and Munches.  The name of this challenge is Moody May.  There is no set TBR so you read what you feel like reading.  This challenge is not only perfect for me as I’m a huge mood reader and I’m not a fan … Continue reading #MoodyMay



If you are new to my blog, I have decided that I am no longer going to do Friday 56. Friday Update is a feature in which I provide an update on what I read during the week, sometimes what I’m currently reading and what book/books I plan on starting over the weekend. Today’s Friday … Continue reading #FridayUpdate74


Today's review is for the graphic novel New Kid by Jerry Craft. CW/TW: Racism, racial profiling. This is a great middle-grade graphic novel. New Kid has a great story that tackles important topics such as lack of diversity at a private school, racism, racial profiling, and judging people without knowing them first. While this is a middle-grade … Continue reading #April19Review4


Today's review is for On The Come Up by Angie Thomas.  You can also find this review on Goodreads. CW/TW: Gang violence, racial profiling, death, drugs Angie Thomas has done it again! This book was amazing, and I love that it was set in Garden Heights, it felt familiar but the story is so different. I loved … Continue reading #April19Review2


Today's review is for The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan.  This review can also be found on Goodreads. CW/TW: Depression, Suicide *Disclaimer: Seek out own voices reviews for cultural representation. This book was heartbreaking and beautiful. The writing was so lyrical. I loved the flashback and memory scenes. I loved the relationship … Continue reading #April19Review1


Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event created by Melanie at MNBernard Books, and Flavia at Flavia the Bibliophile, and will now be hosted by Katie at Never Not Reading, and Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads. It is designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers and was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. (Information from Katie at Never Not Reading) Each month … Continue reading #April19CalendarGirls