Review: How to Dispatch a Human by Stephanie Andrea Allen

Pub. Date: March 2nd 2021 I BLFPress I Pages: 178 I Speculative Fiction I CW: Murder stuff, death, violence Review: How to Dispatch a Human: Stories and Suggestions is a collection of 11 short stories that fall across the spectrum of speculative fiction. The stories for the most part follow queer Black women's ordinary lives... Continue Reading →

Cover Reveal: Melody of Astronomical Dusk (Opal Charm)

Hello all! I'm excited to be back today to reveal the cover of Miri Castor's newest Opal Charm book: Melody of Astronomical Dusk. It's the third book in the series and will be released in April this year. I for one can't wait to return to Opal Charm's worlds! Check out the gorgeous cover: cover... Continue Reading →

March 2020 Book Releases

Happy March, bibliophiles! Look at that amazing list of new releases, we are truly blessed! What are you most excited about? My fave Gethsemane Brown returns this mont, I can't wait for the new Jemisin novel and the last Kiranmala book. Also, excited about the poetry collection by Díaz and the cat mystery (I knooow!).... Continue Reading →

12 WOC Reads in August 2018

  1. Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi, Hatem Aly August 1st 2018 by Picture Window Books "Meet Yasmin! Yasmin Ahmad is a spirited second-grader who's always on the lookout for those "aha" moments to help her solve life's little problems. Taking inspiration from her surroundings and her big imagination, she boldly faces any situation, assuming her imagination... Continue Reading →

Review: Stuck Like Lint by Shefali Tripathi Mehta

Gorgeous cover by Misha Oberoi Summary: "When Trisha disappears suddenly, complaining of a writer’s block, Debika, her editor for years, is left distressed—theirs was not just a writer-editor association but a bond of friendship and trust. Soon afterwards, the surprising news of her award-winning collection hits the headlines. As Debika braces herself to read the... Continue Reading →

10 WOC Reads in July 2018

  1.It All Falls Down (Nora Watts #2) by Sheena Kamal July 3rd 2018 by HarperLuxe "Growing up, Nora Watts only knew one parent—her father. When he killed himself, she denied her grief and carried on with her life. Then a chance encounter with a veteran who knew him raises disturbing questions Nora can’t ignore—and dark... Continue Reading →

10 WOC Reads in June 2018

  1.A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman, eds. June 26th 2018 by Greenwillow Books "Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings. These are the stuff of fairy tale, myth, and folklore that have drawn us in for centuries. Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore... Continue Reading →

Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

"Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now, Zélie... Continue Reading →

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