Blog Tour: Death In Vermillion by Barbara Elle (First Chapter Excerpt)

To get ready for the 2019 release of book 2 in The Cape Mysteries, I’m sharing Death in Vermilion today, the book that started it all! I dare you to read the first chapter and not download a copy today! Death in Vermilion Publication Date: April 16th, 2018 Genre: Mystery/ Thriller/ Suspense KWL Cover Contest of 2018, Mystery Read More …

Book Review: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

  Genre: Sci-fi – Young Person Goes On Adventure Basic Summary: Binti gets accepted into a prestigious school. Her family says “Binti no.” while she says “Binti yes.” Encounters killer jellyfish like people and homesickness. Rating: 3/5 Warnings: There is violence and racism. Not necessarily in that order. Review: Binti is a short read at Read More …

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Read this book off the Libby app. Genre: YA Contemporary – Tackling social issues mostly involving police shootings of black people.  Book Summary: Starr Carter sees her childhood best friend, Khalil, get shot by police after they were pulled over. Full summary here.  Warnings: Police shootings, gang violence, domestic violence, riots, and police responding to Read More …