Book Review: Towelhead by Alicia Erian


This was an impulse read and a way to get out of a reading slump I was in. I typically dont go for YA (young adult), but I was intrigued by the title and synopsis. About the Book Author: Alicia Erian Published: April 2006 Pages: 336 Other works: some short stories, directing and screenwriting Synopsis [...]

Learning the Books


I recently entered into a book photo challenge, but I wasn't fully invested to participate for the entire month. I did want to at least try and participate most of the days. Everyday there is a different theme and one of the themes was contemporary classics. Admittedly, I had no idea what that was. Of [...]

Book Review: Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao


I am super behind on my book reviews and right now I am playing catch up. I read Girls Burn Brighter in June and it was part of our diverse summer reading challenge. I won this book in a giveaway and it is an ARC version. Here is my honest review of this book. About [...]

Book Review: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones


I would like to first acknowledge that my opinions on books are not always going to be popular. Prime example; Toni Morrison. Although I love what she has done and look up to her as a writer I cannot lie and say that I like her writing. I have tried to read her books and [...]

Poetry Review- Vetiver by librecht baker


It appears as if Ms. baker spells her name in all lower-case letters; so I will respect and honor that in this review! About the authorlibrecht baker is a Long Beach, CA writer, English teacher and Dembrebrah West African Drum and Dance Ensemble member. Synopsislibrecht baker's vetiver pushes back against the dangerous walls that attempt to [...]