Book Reviews

Unashamed Fat Black Muslim

Leah Vernon: Doing Her Thing and Doing it Right

Written By: Tariqah Shakir Leah Vernon is everything you wouldn’t expect of a Muslim or…

Full Disclosure

Review: ‘Full Disclosure’ is the Wokest YA Novel of 2019

We’re a few weeks out from the New Year now, so I’m just gonna go…

Game of Thrones Guide

Review: Game of Thrones: A Guide to Westeros and Beyond, The Complete Series

Review by: Angelica Monk Suffering through the Long Night that is dark and full of…

Let's Talk About Love

Review: ‘Let’s Talk About Love’ Highlights Asexuality and Womanism

I have read Let’s Talk About Love twice and fallen in love with it each…

The Pretty One

Getting Ahead in a Stagnant Beauty Industry: ‘The Pretty One’ Review

Written by: Tariqah Shakir We’re all familiar with the pretty one — the constant glorification…

Review: ‘Spy on History: Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring’

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Sulwe

Review: ‘Sulwe’ Sends a Powerful Message of Love

Written by: Cherrelle Rand Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o’s first picture book Sulwe is a…

SLAY

Review: ‘SLAY’ by Brittney Morris is a Raw Depiction of Black Identity

SLAY by Brittney Morris is the epitome of Black excellence that meets geek culture. Here…

Book Review: ‘Finding The Joy in Cancer’ is Not Story You Would Expect

  Originally published Aug 2013 Full disclosure time. Had Finding the Joy in Cancer not been written…

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Read ‘With the Fire on High,’ by Elizabeth Acevedo

With the Fire on High has the most beautiful hardcover edition of 2019. Period. And…