I chose to read Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo, as I was looking for a lighter read following some heavier reads I had read recently. I particularly enjoyed the narration by Adjoa Andoh, who many of you will know her as Lady Danbury from Bridgerton. She brought her character acting that I’m familiar from […]
The original blurb for “The Other Black Girl”, the debut novel by Zakiya Dalila Harris described it as Get Out meets The Devil Wears Prada, and this is one of the reasons that piqued my interest. The yellow cover with two broken teeth on an Afro pick was the other reason I thought this book […]
Gone Missing in Harlem by Karla F. C. Holloway is her highly anticipated second novel, from her In Harlem series. This book is set against the backdrop of the real and infamous Charles Lindbergh kidnapping and murder case of the 1930s. In Gone Missing in Harlem, the child in question is a baby girl called […]
What exactly is a Black Buck? Is it a black male deer, black money (in the spirit of keeping the spending power of Black people circulating within the Black community for longer before going into the wider economy) or a Black man?
Wow! What more can I say. I really enjoyed reading All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson, and found it so relatable considering, I’m not a person from the LGBTQ+ community, and I did not grow up in the USA. Holidays don’t count for me, I’m afraid. As a YA book, I believe the […]