Happy New Year! It’s so hard to believe 2020 is here! I remember issuing in a new century only 20 short years ago. It seems like only yesterday! With the release of ROAM last year and my crazy-busy schedule, I’ve allowed myself to neglect this blog. I’d like to rectify that in 2020. Toward thatContinue reading “Weekend Read Rec: “Every Stolen Breath””
I’m a bit late to the party, but I want to wish a belated Happy Book Birthday to RuthAnne Snow on her debut young adult novel, WHEN THE TRUTH UNRAVELS. I’ve finally had some free time to sit down and read it, and all I can say is this: It is Incredible!! I’ve been blessedContinue reading “Happy (Late) Book Birthday: WHEN THE TRUTH UNRAVELS”
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., I wanted to take a moment to spotlight some of the best young adult fiction by Black authors I’ve read in the last year. I’m thrilled to say that — unlike during my childhood — there are so many to choose from that there’s no way I canContinue reading “Honoring Black Authors on MKL Jr. Day!”
It’s been a long time since I’ve read a cozy mystery, and I’d actually forgotten how much I love them. But when I discovered my friend, J.C. Kenney, had authored a new one (A LITERAL MESS), I knew I had to give it a read. I just couldn’t wait to get my hands on aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A LITERAL MESS”
5-Stars for Cathy Lamb’s newest novel, THE MAN SHE MARRIED! In bookstores and online TODAY!
Review of IF I STAY by Gayle Forman
The Serpent’s Secret — An incredibly entertaining new release for middle grade readers!
Happy Book Birthday to Brandon Hobson’s WHERE THE DEAD SIT TALKING. A wonderful read!
An empowering story for young readers!
WINNER TAKE ALL — an exceptional read with tough-topics writing reminiscent of Judy Blume.