Book Review | Freshwater

This year, I am working on reading more debut novels, more diverse books, and more own voices stories. Akwaeke Emezi’s Freshwater is all three (and more). I didn’t know too much about this book when I picked it up – to be honest, my decision was largely due to the cover – but it completely surprised […]

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Book Review | A Tale for the Time Being

Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being  has been sitting on my bookshelf for probably close to two years. I will admit, it was a total cover buy – seriously, scroll down and look at it – but the synopsis was intriguing. And it was absolutely nothing like I was expecting. This is easily one […]

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Book Review | Binti

Almost every time I browse diverse book lists or lists of great science fiction books, Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti comes up. To be fair, the cover is pretty eye-catching (and gorgeous), but I still feel like I see this book everywhere and it looked amazing. Plus, I will read basically anything that’s been blurbed by Neil Gaiman. […]

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Book Review | The Belles

I feel like Dhonielle Clayton’s debut novel, The Belles, has been popping up on my book radar for months. I see it everywhere, and the cover is definitely eye-catching. So, even though it isn’t the type of book I typically go for, I decided to give it a shot. I mean, look at that cover! (All […]

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