Review: Two Moons – Stories by Krystal A. Smith

(Gorgeous cover art by Mirlande Jean-Gilles)   Happy very belated 2018! Hope you had a great start to the new year! Mine started with a flare-up unfortunately, but I’m back now and I’ve got such a good book rec for you. Krystal A. Smith's Two Moons  is a Black speculative short story collection published by... Continue Reading →

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[Review]: Hope in Nautical Dusk by Miri Castor

"The Gift of Twilight flourishes within Opal Charm as winter descends on Dewdrop. Life was already rough before, but Opal’s got new obstacles to face – getting into high school, bringing her brother back home, and training to protect Athre and Earth from Samael, the mysterious overlord who seeks to rule all, and put an... Continue Reading →

Review: Posada-Offerings of Witness and Refuge by Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo

In the four sections of her first poetry collection, Posada- Offerings of Witness and Refuge, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo takes us with her through the multiple, imaginative and too real border spaces of migration, language and belonging. In the first part, she goes on a journey of remembering, collecting and reconstructing her family's history. Starting with the stolen metate they brought from  Teocaltiche, Bermejo... Continue Reading →

Thoughts: Malice in Ovenland Vol.1

In middle school, I was one of those kids going through all the adventure books the library had to offer. From the The Famous Five to kid detectives to opening that wardrobe, I loved it all and then had fun with my friends digging holes, running away from imaginary bad guys and hidden doorways. After that,... Continue Reading →

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