Contemporary Literature · Mystery/Thriller

Your House Will Pay

This is another one of the “grab everything you’ve had your eye on and can find” library books that I managed to bring home before it closed due to coronavirus. In fact, this is the second time I had checked the particular one out from the library, but I just couldn’t get to it before… Continue reading Your House Will Pay

Classics · Historical Fiction

Beloved

I am 31 years old, an avid reader, was the nerdy kid in English class who always actually read the books assigned, and yet…this is the first of Toni Morrison’s works that I’ve ever read. I’m disappointed in both myself and all the school systems I went through. But it’s never too late to correct… Continue reading Beloved

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

Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

when they call you a terrorist: a black lives matter memoir

I’ve had this one on my TBR for a few months now, having heard multiple times how good it is. And when I saw it on Book Outlet last time I was perusing the site (I won’t say how often I do that…gotta keep my book-buying complex on the DL as much as possible, haha)… Continue reading when they call you a terrorist: a black lives matter memoir