Books

14 Romance Novels of 2018

Yup, it’s that time of year again. Roses given to loved ones, scarfing down chocolates, romantic dinners. That’s right. It’s Valentines Day. I am a big fan of romance and thought that my Valentine’s Day gift to you, would be a list of 14 romance novels being released this year. The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory […]

*This blog post was written August of 2017 and was never posted for some reason… I told you guys back in May that I was reading only books by women of color from June to August. What can I say, but that it was an amazing and enriching experience. Reading books in different genres and […]

Building a Classroom Library

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So, this week, let’s start off with some great news: I have accepted a position as a Language Arts teacher at a local high school! I am so excited for this position. Some of you may know, I originally went in to get my Master’s so I could eventually teach on the college level, but, […]

15 Jane Austen Adaptations You Need In Your Life

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2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. In the past few weeks there have been celebrations, including the reveal of a ten pound note featuring a portrait of Austen. She was only 41 when she passed, but in that time she managed to write seven novels, along with many more short stories found […]

Book Giveaway!

I’m hosting a fun giveaway for Little and Lion by Brandy Colbert. I am so excited for this book. We need more books that show black queer love and discuss mental illness, which are both still relatively taboo subjects. When Suzette comes home to Los Angeles from her boarding school in New England, she isn’t sure […]

Summer of Color

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Recently looking at my bookshelf, I realized that there was something missing. This was emphasized more when my friends would talk about various authors of whom I had never read. As much as I preach about the beauty of people of color, and especially women of color, they were missing from much of my reading. […]