The Last Straw

Synopsis: When a teenage girl witnesses a carjacking gone bad, she is marked for death by a crime boss with no apparent motive. A black lawyer and a white enforcer with an unlikely history forge an uneasy alliance to protect the girl from a hit man with an agenda of his own. After they find […]

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Survival

  Synopsis: Ignorance is cheap. And then it costs you everything. The world has suffered economic collapse and multiple environmental crises. In a flooded city, Ava Murasaki is searching for her activist sister Sophia. Meanwhile, Valerie Newlin lives in the secure complex of the Scylla Corporation, the world’s only remaining multinational. There, she finds evidence […]

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Pimp in the Pulpit Part I & Part II

Hi, guys. I know I have been a little mute as of late, but school started back up for me a couple weeks ago and I’ve been adjusting to my new schedule. I am trying to get back into the groove of things, so hopefully I can produce some more steady content from here on […]

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June Wrap Up

I know that you guys are pretty used to my complaining about each and every month (or any length of time, really), but surprisingly enough, June has been a pretty decent month. I mean, I have nothing to complain about. And a couple things to be happy about, so…. decent it has been. Book wise, I got in 11 […]

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Mid-Year Freakout

June has come and is almost gone. We have reached the half year point, and BOY has 2018 been a disaster. Not as far as books go. Just basically.. everything else. I’m not sure where this tag originated from, or who started it, but if you know, kindly let me know in the comments! I’d love […]

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My Top 5 Books

Anyone who loves books know that this is an incredibly hard thing to narrow down. Why can’t they all be my favorite??? There are so many books worth giving all of my love to… But for you guys, I will attempt to narrow it down. Looking for Alaska This book tricked me into thinking that I liked […]

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We’re Going to Need More Wine: Book Review

Synopsis: In the spirit of Amy Poehler’s Yes Please, Lena Dunham’s Not That Kind of Girl, and Roxane Gay’s Bad Feminist, a powerful collection of essays about gender, sexuality, race, beauty, Hollywood, and what it means to be a modern woman. One month before the release of the highly anticipated film The Birth of a Nation, actress Gabrielle Union shook the world […]

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May Wrap-Up

So, in the spirit of full transparency, I’m kind of dreading making this post. Why? Because I had a really bad reading month. For the month of May, I only got 10 books under my belt… and one was my very first DNF so technically I only read 9 books. I’m genuinely upset with myself right now. But […]

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Psychological thrillers done right (but mostly terribly wrong)

Any book that falls even remotely into the category of a psychological thriller is immediately given a chance by me. These books are my favorite. I don’t care if it’s an adult psych. thriller or a YA. I’m reading it. However, the thing with these books is that it can be either insanely good, or… terribly […]

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Adult Books: Kellen’s Moment vs. Where’d You Go, Bernadette

It’s time for me to face reality. I’m an adult who loves YA books. I comfort myself but remembering that I was a teen just a few years ago, so it’s really not that far of a stretch, right? I mean, YA means young adult, so, I’m good….right??? However, knowing that I primarily read young adult […]

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