Book Reviews

Candace Buford’s Debut Novel ‘Kneel’ Delivers a Powerful Message on Racism

Russell (Rus) Boudreaux is the star player and team captain for the Jackson Jaguars football…

Biko and the Thief: A Space Odyssey for Us

Written By: Brittany M. Pride  Biko and the Thief is the space odyssey that we…

Book Review: ‘Black Girls Must Die Exhausted’

Since its original self-published release in 2018, Black Girls Must Die Exhausted has been on…

Author Kalynn Bayron Brings an Air of Mystery in ‘This Poison Heart’

Written By: Pella the Pilgrim  In Kalynn Bayron’s sophomore book This Poison Heart, we follow…

‘A Song of Wraiths and Ruins’: Interesting Lore, But Slow World Building

Roseanne A. Brown, known otherwise as “Rosie,” hails from Ghana and brings with her all…

Eric Jerome Dickey’s ‘The Son of Mr. Suleman’ is a Love Letter to Memphis

Written by: Brittany Pride Earlier this year, my favorite Black author from Memphis passed away…

The Cost of Knowing

Brittany Morris’ ‘The Cost of Knowing’ is a Reflection for My Generation

Written By: Pella the Pilgrim Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Alex Rufus is trying his best. He tries…

‘Loud Black Girls’: Too Loud for a World that Never Intended on Listening

Written By: Pella the Pilgrim  When I was approached about reading Loud Black Girls: 20…

Bevy Smith

‘Bevelations: Lessons from a Mutha, Auntie, Bestie’ Explores the Duality of Bevy Smith’s Life

Written by: Pella the Pilgrim  You may know Bevy Smith as an American TV personality…

‘Frankie and the Dragon’: Righteousness and Representation

In the 80’s, a kid could find cartoons for a few hours after school and…