Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Most Recent Reads

Happy Tuesday! I hope your week started off with bang (in a good way). 

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is one I almost didn’t do because I haven’t read a whole lot this year. I mean the reality is it’s not even this weeks prompt. So there’s that. Anyway, I decided to do it because in spite of my reading being a little on the light side, I have read some relatively good books.

My Ten Most Recent Reads 

Continue reading

Discussion: Overlooked & Underhyped Sci-Fi/Fantasy by Black Authors

Whenever I do a discussion post, I aim for Monday and this one is piggy-backing off my TBR  from Wednesday (9/1): Sci-Fi September & Buddy Reads. For this post, I asked a couple of my favorite Booktubers to lend a hand. As far as I’m concerned they are by far the most knowledgable when it comes to Black Science Fiction and Fantasy.

In case you’re unaware, I’m participating in the Sci-Fi September readathon and I made a conscious decision to focus on Black authors with Black protagonists. I feel, in general, literature by BIPOC authors gets overlooked, is underrated, and under-hyped in the book community. We often read, review, and put greater emphasis and value on the same books Continue reading

The Friday 56 – The Good Son by You-Jeong Jeong

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

Friday 561.  Grab a book, any book.
2.  Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
3.  Find any sentence (or a few, just don’t spoil it)
4.  Post it. Continue reading