Review: Bingo Love by Tee Franklin

Title: Bingo Love
Author: Tee Franklin
Format: Paperback
Genre: LGBT Graphic Novel
Publisher: Image Comics
Release Date: February 20, 2018

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Two Sentence Summary: There is no real way to sum this up in two sentences without giving anything away. So, all I’ll say is that is Forbidden Love in 1963. Continue reading

Review: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor


Title
: Binti (Binti #1)
Author: Nnedi Okorafor
Format: Hardback
Genre: Science Fiction/Afrofuturism
Publisher: Tor
Release Date: September 22, 2015

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Two Sentence Summary: It’s really hard to sum this novella up in two sentences without giving anything away. What I will say is that this is the first book in the Binti Trilogy and my first foray into reading Afrofuturism Science Fiction and it certainly will not be my last. Continue reading

[ARC Review] Macbeth by Jo Nesbo

Title: Macbeth (Hogarth Shakespeare)
Author: Jo Nesbo
Format: eARC
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Crime Fiction
Publisher: Hogarth (Crown Publishing)
Release Date: April 10, 2018

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Disclaimer: I received this ARC from Netgalley free in return for providing my honest and unbiased review.

Two Sentence Summary: Not sure I really need to do this, since it’s based off of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, but here goes. Continue reading

[Book Review] The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

Title: The Hazel Wood
Author: Melissa Albert
Format: Hardback, 355 pages
Genre: Young Adult, Realistic Fantasy
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Release Date: January 30, 2018

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Originally I had given The Hazel Wood 5 stars, but after thinking about it for a few days I have to downgrade it to a 3.5.

It’s a super quick read, but I will tell you there are a few bits that were a slog to get through. The Hazel Wood is Melissa Albert’s début novel and is being billed as book 1 of a series. If this is the case her first foray is quite good.

What Popped: There were lots of plot twists, which kept me on my toes. Continue reading

[Book Review] Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Title: Dark Matter
Author: Blake Crouch
Format: Hardcover, 342 pages
ISBN-13: 9781-101-90422-0
Publisher: Crown
Release Date: July 26th, 2016

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Disclaimer: I checked Dark Matter by Blake Crouch out from my local library because it was a regional title the bookstore I work at was promoting. This review reflects my unbiased opinion and as a result I am not able to promise a wholly positive review. My apologies in advance.

I decided to do something different with this review. Because I have so many thoughts about Dark Matter running around in my head. I decided to rein them in by answering a few of the Reader’s Guide questions. You can find all of them HERE. Continue reading