Juliet’s Corner: Corduroy by Don Freeman

It's the end of August and a Saturday!! So you know what that means...Yes, welcome one and all it's time for Juliet's Corner!! School is literally next week and I don't understand where summer went. On one hand I'm happy that we are going to be leaving this heat behind and get into the better/cooler … Continue reading Juliet’s Corner: Corduroy by Don Freeman

Goodbye August!!! August Monthly Wrap-Up

Thank GOD the worst month of the year is finally over and we can begin to usher in the greatness of hoodie weather fall. Guys, I am just so over this heat, over the summer, over the drip of sweat on my boobs. UGH. Ready to stay chilly in my over-sized sweaters, leggings, and abundance … Continue reading Goodbye August!!! August Monthly Wrap-Up

Blog Tour & ARC Review: His Hideous Heart Edited by Dahlia Adler

"We can't stop here. This is bat country." Welcome one and all to my stop on the blog tour! And also my very first blog tour!! It's amazing to me that the first blog tour I would be asked on is a retelling of Edgar Allen Poe stories. As most moody- I'm too cool to … Continue reading Blog Tour & ARC Review: His Hideous Heart Edited by Dahlia Adler

Series of the Week: Amelia’s Notebooks by Marissa Moss

Remember Scholastic book fairs at elementary school? Your teacher cutting a lesson early and herding you and your classmates into the blinding white room where mountains and piles, and stacks of books were being sold. The rush, the excitement, the life. It made me want to just pick a book at random and breathe and … Continue reading Series of the Week: Amelia’s Notebooks by Marissa Moss

ARC Review: The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher

“You have trespassed into deep places, and the only way out is deeper still.” source This was a hell of a creepy read. Of course, it's to be expected by a book called The Twisted Ones. I immediately conjured thoughts of Uzumaki by Junji Ito in my mind and to be fair, I wasn't far … Continue reading ARC Review: The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher

ARC Review: The Amazing Life of Azaleah Lane by Nikki Shannon Smith , Mari Lobo (Illustrations)

I have a 7 year old daughter and I requested this book mostly for her. We're black and oftentimes our stories are not told and I feel that it's important for her to read books where characters look like her and share the same cultural background.To put it shortly, we loved this book. The illustrations … Continue reading ARC Review: The Amazing Life of Azaleah Lane by Nikki Shannon Smith , Mari Lobo (Illustrations)

ARC Review: Emotional Detox for Anxiety: 7 Steps to Release Anxiety and Energize Joy by Sherianna Boyle

sourceart by victoria olt We are BACK with another self help book. This month is cruel. The anniversary of my mother's stroke is coming up and I am feeling the weight of emotions. It's been 11 years and she is still paralyzed and cannot speak. I miss how it used to be and every year … Continue reading ARC Review: Emotional Detox for Anxiety: 7 Steps to Release Anxiety and Energize Joy by Sherianna Boyle

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read That I’d Like In My Personal Library

Hi, welcome to this marvelous edition of Top Ten Tuesday. What is Top Ten Tuesday you ask? Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was originally created by The Broke and the Bookish but was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Read That I’d Like In My Personal Library