it feels so great knowing that that orange gremlin is no longer going to be our president. much thanks to all the black women who pushed and went out there and rocked the fucking vote. it feels as though a cloud has been lifted and i am beyond the moon.
She wanted a fairy tale, and I wanted to give her that. When I first was introduced to Silvia Moreno-Garcia I was enchanted and spirited away into her world through the pages of Gods of Jade and Shadow. There we trekked with the heroine Casopiea as she went on a journey with an outcasted God … Continue reading ARC Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Happy Black History Month. What an amazing book to kick off a celebration of Black Americans and their achievements. Tananvarie Due is an author whose works I’ve been been aware of for awhile and I recently read her anthology Ghost Summer that I very much enjoyed. I also featured her on my October series Women … Continue reading Black History Month Review: The Good House by Tananarive Due
"What choice do we have about the form love takes ?" I love a good family drama. I come from a huge family myself with with way too many aunts, uncles, and cousins to count. I’m a loner as life is draining and gossip is toxic to the mind and the soul so I tend … Continue reading ARC Review: The Majesties by Tiffany Tsao
Hello again everyone! It's been awhile since I did one of these and this year is almost over oh my GOD. It just sped by. I've been trying to work out a schedule for my blog that I think will work and won't overwhelm me in the new year and I think I've GOT IT. … Continue reading December Life Update
Oh, what a month. What a month, what a month. So very close to the end and a decade ends. In the words of the iconic L'arc en Ciel...Are you ready? This month I didn't read as much but that's okay. I'm pushing my limits and learning when to stop. Tread carefully, Amanda, for the … Continue reading November Monthly Wrap-Up
How far would you go for revenge? Me??? I'm petty but I'm also lazy. I also don't think I have the poker face ability to hide my true intentions. I also slip easily. Me: Yes, thank you all for gathering to join me at the murder house. Guest: Uh, did you just say murder house? … Continue reading Book Review: In the Dark by Loreth Anne White
Thanksgiving week!!! It's Tuesday so you know what that means... 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 desire to bring bookish friends together. November … Continue reading top ten tuesday: thank u, next