Review: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah

Title: Born A Crime Author: Trevor Noah Publication Date: November 15, 2016 Genre: Non-Fiction | Memoir My Rating: 5/5 stars The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed.Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa…

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Quotes

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is Favorite Book Quotes, which is kind of a cool topic for my 50th blog post! I love book quotes, so I decided to make it a little interesting by going through my bookstagram feed and selecting photos I've shared that had…

YA Movie Adaptations and the Erasure of Dark-Skinned Black Girls

I realized that I have a couple of things I want to talk about, but I don't have a space to share that in between the weekly memes and book reviews. With that in mind, I decided to do this discussion feature. I can't guarantee that this will be a weekly feature, but it's something…

Waiting on Wednesday: On The Come Up by Angie Thomas

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine which spotlights highly anticipated upcoming releases. This week I am waiting for On The Come Up by Angie Thomas. Title: On The Come Up Author: Angie Thomas Publication Date: June 5, 2018 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Page count: 320 Genre:…

2018 Reading Challenges: February Update

In this December post, I outlined my reading challenges for 2018. I couldn't fit this update into my February wrap up (made the post too long), so I decided to post it separately. My goals for the year: 1. Read 50 books (Goodreads Challenge) 2. Read 1 to 2 books per month from my unread…

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve Decided I’m No Longer Interested In Reading

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. I chuckled when I saw that the topic for my…