Review: With The Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo // Can I Try These Recipes At Home?

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth AcevedoPublished by HarperTeen on May 7, 2019Genre: Contemporary | Audience: Young AdultSource: Edelweiss/HarperTeenGoodreads | Amazon | Barnes & NobleRating: 4 out of 5 stars Ever since she got pregnant freshman year, Emoni Santiago’s life has been about making the tough decisions—doing what has to be done for her…

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May 2019 Goals: Blog Changes & Tackling My Current Reads

Hey everyone! Before I get into my goals I wanted to talk about what you can expect from me going forward. I put a lot of energy into my blog so I'm constantly looking for ways to improve it and to make sure I don't fall out of love with it. I sat down a…

Reading Update #1 // I’m Drowning in Library Books

Hey y'all! One of the features I discontinued from my blog last year were weekly wrap ups. But since I'm a reading machine who can't keep up with reviews and whatnot, I've decided the best way to resolve my "I'm-tired-of-monthly-wrap-ups" is to just do reading updates in a way that's kind of similar to those…

Mini Review #8: Matilda by Roald Dahl // Enjoyable Children’s Classic

Title: MatildaAuthor: Roald DahlPublished October 1, 1988 by PenguinGenre: Fantasy | Audience: Children'sRating: 5 out of 5 stars Matilda is a little girl who is far too good to be true. At age five-and-a-half she's knocking off double-digit multiplication problems and blitz-reading Dickens. Even more remarkably, her classmates love her even though she's a super-nerd…

Review: The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish

Title: The Last Black UnicornAuthor: Tiffany HaddishPublished December 5, 2017 by Gallery BooksGenre: Nonfiction | Audience: AdultRating: 4 out of 5 stars Growing up in one of the poorest neighborhoods of South Central Los Angeles, Tiffany learned to survive by making people laugh. If she could do that, then her classmates would let her copy…