REVIEW: Orange City

“Deep down everyone in this purgatory knew they’ve been conned, but they were all too scared to make a peep.” ————————- Hoo boy, Orange City will twist your melon! I would say this book is 1984 if Tyler Durden had learned advertising from Black Buck. Our main characters are all people who are living inContinue reading “REVIEW: Orange City”

Review: Queen of the Conquered

Queen of the Conquered is an unusual tale that lives somewhere between historical fiction and fantasy. It’s a slow building, emotionally fraught, politically complex story. At its heart, Sigourney is a strong woman with a huge history of trauma that defines her behavior throughout the story. She is the only woman of color who hasContinue reading “Review: Queen of the Conquered”

REVIEW: Legendborn

“Because broken hearts strip vocabularies down to their raw bones…” —————————————- Holy amazing endings, Batman! When I started this book, I’ll admit for the first third I thought it was ok YA fantasy but then it really started to pick up steam and by the last third, I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN!In many fantasyContinue reading “REVIEW: Legendborn”

REVIEW: Tender is the Flesh

We made it to the weekend y’all! Are you looking for a book that will make you super uncomfortable? Dystopian and super creepy? I mean 2021 hasn’t been crazy enough yet, right? —————————— “I don’t get why a person’s smile is considered attractive. When someone smiles they are showing off their skeleton.” ———————————- This bookContinue reading “REVIEW: Tender is the Flesh”

REVIEW: Binti

Binti is a fabulous sci-fi novella that felt like Ray Bradbury visited Wakanda. Binti is a strong female heroine who is trying to figure out who she is in the universe. Is she the dutiful daughter with her parent’s genius mathematical skills destined to take over the family business? Is she an earth-devoted member ofContinue reading “REVIEW: Binti”