Book Reviews

Book Review: ‘The Sugar Jar’ Reminds Us There Is Enough Sweetness to Go Around

With each new year, we set new goals and make plans to foster change in…

‘Queenie: Godmother of Harlem’ Shines a Light on an Unsung Heroine

Looking for a graphic novel that shines light on an unsung heroine of Black Harlem?…

Symbolism, Motifs, and the Significance of Alienation: A Review of Michaela Coel’s ‘Misfits’

In Michaela Coel’s Misfits: A Personal Manifesto, Coel divulges various aspects of her life that…

Book Review: Misty Copeland Pens a Heartfelt Memoir About Her Mentor in ‘Wind at My Back’

Misty Danielle Copeland, born in my hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, doesn’t look like someone…

‘Marvel Anatomy: A Scientific Study of the Superhuman’ is the Perfect Tool to Get Ready for Marvel’s Phase 5

Marvel Anatomy: A Scientific Study of the Superhuman is the perfect tool to get ready…

Pinky Cole, CEO of Slutty Vegan, Shares Everything Delicious in New Cookbook, ‘Eat Plants, B*tch’

Pinky Cole is an entrepreneur and brand strategist and the founder and CEO of Slutty…

‘Avengers Campus: The Official Cookbook’ is Perfect for Marvel Fans of All Ages

Avengers Campus: The Official Cookbook (Recipes from Pym’s Test Kitchen and Beyond) is an imaginative…

Roxane Gay’s Graphic Novel ‘The Banks’: Sexy, Slick with a Dash of Cool

Thankfully, stories centering Black women are on the rise, and it’s about time.  The Banks…

Review: ‘Scenes from My Life’ by the Late Michael K. Williams

On September 6, 2021, we learned the news that Michael K. Williams had died. It…

Jennette McCurdy Hides Nothing in Her Shocking Memoir ‘I’m Glad My Mom Died’ 

Jennette McCurdy provides a riveting account of her life growing up as a child star…