A Blade so Black by L.L. McKinney

I really enjoyed this read! It’s the Alice in Wonderland + Buffy crossover I never knew I needed. I have always loved the dark playfulness of Alice in Wonderland, so to read urban twist to the classic family centered around a black teenage heroine in modern times? Count. Me. In! The Story: The book begins…

Tag: Book Blogger Confessions

wp:paragraphI saw this book blogger confessions tag on The Bibliophagist and decided to take part!

Rules:
Answer these questions truthfully.
Once you’re done, tag 5 other book bloggers to answer these questions next.

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Wow, how do I even begin this review? I have SO MANY FEELINGS about this book. It’s set in African folklore, all about that black girl magic, AND it’s a response piece to police brutality against black bodies? UGH, slay me, Tomi. And don’t even get me started on the fact that Tomi is my age (26) and out here slaying her FIRST NOVEL and already has a movie deal?! UGH, slay me AGAIN, Tomi!!!!!!!!

2018 Reads Wrap Up

2018 was the year of falling back in love with reading and the books that played a key role in morphing me into the young woman (ew, adulting) that I am today.