Black Author, Books, Debut Author, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Novel, Romance

Witchful Thinking is a debut fantasy romance by Celestine Martin with a cool premise but also some pitfalls

Witchful Thinking by Celestine Martin(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 3 of 5 starsWitchful Thinking is a debut paranormal romance by Celestine Martin. The ebook version is 352 pages. Lucinda Caraway is the eldest in her generation, and the strongest witch among them. She teaches high school history in her hometown. She wonders if… Continue reading Witchful Thinking is a debut fantasy romance by Celestine Martin with a cool premise but also some pitfalls

Audiobook, Black Author, Books, Disabled Author, Fiction, Novella, Sci-Fi

Remote Control is a literary sci-fi novella with folklore and horror elements by Nnedi Okorafor

Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 stars (4.5 rounded up to a 5)Remote Control is a literary sci-fi novella with folklore and horror elements by Nnedi Okorafor. The eBook version is 160 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little over four hours… Continue reading Remote Control is a literary sci-fi novella with folklore and horror elements by Nnedi Okorafor

Black Author, Books, Contemporary, eBook, Fiction, Novella, Romance

If you’re in the mood for steamy dark romance, check out the Vegas Nights novella trilogy by Christina C. Jones

Maybe Next Time by Christina C. Jones(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsMaybe Next Time is the first dark romance novella in the Vegas Nights series by Christina C. Jones. The eBook version is 94 pages. We follow our two characters with alternating first-person points-of-view. The complete series is available on… Continue reading If you’re in the mood for steamy dark romance, check out the Vegas Nights novella trilogy by Christina C. Jones

Audiobook, Black Author, Books, Contemporary, Fiction, Food, New Adult, Romance

A Tasty Dish is a fun and foodie contemporary romance from Kelly Cain

A Tasty Dish by Kelly Cain(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsA Tasty Dish is the second book in The Everheart Brothers of Texas contemporary romance series by Kelly Cain. The eBook version is 273 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at eight and a half hours and… Continue reading A Tasty Dish is a fun and foodie contemporary romance from Kelly Cain

Audiobook, Black Author, Books, Contemporary, Fiction, Queer, Romance

Act Your Age, Eve Brown is yet another phenomenal book by Talia Hibbert and solidifies The Brown Sisters as my favorite romance series I’ve read in 2022

Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 stars (4.5 rounded up to a 5)Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert is such a great final installment in her Brown Sisters series. (You may also want to check out my reviews of the first two… Continue reading Act Your Age, Eve Brown is yet another phenomenal book by Talia Hibbert and solidifies The Brown Sisters as my favorite romance series I’ve read in 2022

Audiobook, Black Author, Books, Contemporary, Fiction, Queer, Romance

Take a Hint, Dani Brown is a great installment to The Brown Sisters series by Talia Hibbert

Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 starsTake a Hint, Dani Brown is the second book of the Brown Sisters series by Talia Hibbert. The eBook version is 376 pages. I listened to the audiobook by HarperAudio, which clocks in at 10 hours and is… Continue reading Take a Hint, Dani Brown is a great installment to The Brown Sisters series by Talia Hibbert

Audiobook, Black Author, Books, Feminism, History, Non-Fiction, Politics, Social Justice

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo is an interesting read that gives you exactly what you expect from it and more

Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsMediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo is a wonderful read that gives you exactly what you expect from it and more. The eBook version is 336 pages. I listened to… Continue reading Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America by Ijeoma Oluo is an interesting read that gives you exactly what you expect from it and more

Black Author, Books, Contemporary, Debut Author, Fiction

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid is a debut contemporary novel with deep character studies in a small package

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (4.25 rounded down to a 4)Such a Fun Age is Kiley Reid's debut novel. The book was published in 2019 and is 310 pages. I read this really quickly, even compulsively, in less than 24 hours. I don't… Continue reading Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid is a debut contemporary novel with deep character studies in a small package

Audiobook, Black Author, Books, Contemporary, Fiction, Romance

Get a Life, Chloe Brown is a fantastic romance by Talia Hibbert that made me laugh out loud and cry (at different times, usually)

Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 stars (4.5 rounded up to a 5)Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert is charming AF. The eBook version is 387 pages and the audiobook, narrated by Adjoa Andoh, clocks in at a little over ten hours.… Continue reading Get a Life, Chloe Brown is a fantastic romance by Talia Hibbert that made me laugh out loud and cry (at different times, usually)

Black Author, Books, Fantasy, Queer, Sci-Fi

A Master of Djinn is all of my favorite things about speculative fiction rolled up into one book

A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsWe're back in 1912 in an alternate Cairo that has been dealing with supernatural disturbances. This Cairo has a king and a constitution, and "Everyone has rights, no matter their work.” It also boasts automated wheeled carriages, airships,… Continue reading A Master of Djinn is all of my favorite things about speculative fiction rolled up into one book