Giving the Devil His Due: A Book Review

Giving the Devil His Due was a lot. This charity anthology is a collection of short stories compiled by the global, virtual organization that works to end violence against women called The Pixel Project. They are doing some cutting edge things and reimagining what nonprofits can look like and their efforts to mobilize communities. TheyContinue reading “Giving the Devil His Due: A Book Review”

Indie Book Tour Spotlight: Granddad, You Can Do That!!!

Granddad, You Can Do That!!! is an adorable story about a boy, Kyle who spends the summer with his Granddad. Description “Grandad You Can Do That!!!”  is a children’s book about a young boy named Kyle who tells a story to his class about visiting his granddad during summer break.  He went to visit hisContinue reading “Indie Book Tour Spotlight: Granddad, You Can Do That!!!”

Indie Book Tour Spotlight: Boo’s Shoes

I am excited to share with you all a very cute children’s book, Boo’s Shoes: A Rabbit and Fox Story. If you are looking for a fun, interactive way to teach kids how to tie their shoes, this is the book for you! You can get a copy here. Description No Laces! That’s what Boo,Continue reading “Indie Book Tour Spotlight: Boo’s Shoes”

Through the Colors of a Butterfly by Martinique Mims and Sequoia Bostick (Illustrator)

Through the Colors of a Butterfly by Martinique Mims My rating: 5 of 5 stars Magical! Through the Colors of a Butterfly tells a beautiful story of a little girl named Unique. Through Unique, we learn of the magic we hold inside ourselves and how we should share those magical gifts with the world. Unique,Continue reading “Through the Colors of a Butterfly by Martinique Mims and Sequoia Bostick (Illustrator)”

Thoughts in Traffic: 243 Quick-fire Notes to Aid Your Outlook on Self, Life & The Afterlifeby Aramide Salako

Thoughts in Traffic: 243 Quick-fire Notes to Aid Your Outlook on Self, Life & The Afterlife by Aramide Salako My rating: 3 of 5 stars Thoughts in Traffic: 243 Quick-fire Notes to Aid Your Outlook on Self, Life, and The Afterlife by Aramide Salako is a collection of thoughts accumulated by the author while sittingContinue reading “Thoughts in Traffic: 243 Quick-fire Notes to Aid Your Outlook on Self, Life & The Afterlifeby Aramide Salako”

calling in black by Nicholle Ramsey

calling in black by Nicholle Ramsey My rating: 5 of 5 stars Calling in Black was the realest and rawest poetry collection I think I have ever read, You read poems about mental health, but something about this feels extra honest and authentic. Nicholle Ramsey is naked in a way that’s more than one ofContinue reading “calling in black by Nicholle Ramsey”

Surviving Home by Katerina Canyon

Surviving Home by Katerina Canyon My rating: 4 of 5 stars Content Warning: Child Abuse and Neglect, racial trauma I read Surviving Home in one Day. About 100 pages of poetry filled with trauma and abuse. There weren’t many poems that were hopeful to counteract the pain, but that is intentional and powerful. We shouldn’tContinue reading “Surviving Home by Katerina Canyon”

Different Sides of the Same Coin: A Collection of Poems by Chyrel Jackson and Lyris Wallace

Different Sides of the Same Coin: A Collection of Poems by Chyrel Jackson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Different Sides of the Same Coin by Chyrel Jackson and Lyris Wallace is a poetry collection written by two sisters. A unique feature about each poem is that they include the date, time, and/or year theyContinue reading “Different Sides of the Same Coin: A Collection of Poems by Chyrel Jackson and Lyris Wallace”

Fired Up About Consent by Sarah Ratchford

Fired Up About Consent by Sarah Ratchford My rating: 4 of 5 stars Fired Up about Consent by Sarah Ratchford is a book for anyone passionate about sexual assault prevention, or for anyone who considers themselves a feminist. Throughout the book Ratchford writes paints a picture of what a culture of consent could look like.Continue reading “Fired Up About Consent by Sarah Ratchford”

Sunday Dinner by Angela Shanté

Sunday Dinner by Angela Shanté My rating: 5 of 5 stars An adorable story about family traditions and welcoming everyone to the table. There is so much we can learn about each other when we sit down and share a meal. I wish I had such a diverse circle! View all my reviews Thank youContinue reading “Sunday Dinner by Angela Shanté”