ARC · Fantasy · Young Adult

Pet

I read Emezi’s debut novel, Freshwater, last year and was completely enthralled. It was unique and fascinating and like nothing I had ever read before. So I was pretty sure this was a novel I was going to read eventually no matter what the circumstances, but it moved up my TBR pretty quickly after it… Continue reading Pet

Magical Realism · Young Adult

When the Moon Was Ours

I’ve wanted to read something by Anna-Marie McLemore for awhile now. I love magical realism and all her stories sound so wonderful. Over the years, the book I wanted to start with changed, but the wanting itself never did. And this Hispanic Heritage Month seemed like the perfect time to finally pick one up. Why… Continue reading When the Moon Was Ours

Contemporary Literature · Short Stories

Heads of the Colored People

I’d heard a lot about this collection, both on bookstagram and listed in numerous online pop culture “top books” lists. The praise was wide and deep and, though I am not always one for shorts stories, convinced me fairly quickly that this was a collection I needed to experience. Heads of the Colored People by… Continue reading Heads of the Colored People