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November 2020 Book Releases Just For You

November 2020 Book Releases, here I come! Looking for your favorite November 2020 Book Releases? Don’t worry because I have the best ones right here for you. Can you believe it? We are almost done with 2020! Before we know it, it’s going to be Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and then New Years. Crazy times, I […]

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4 Stars, book reviews

Ties That Tether Review by Jane Igharo

I finally have my Ties That Tether review here for you. I am so sorry for the delay. Life got a wee bit busy. You know how it us for us busy folks these days. No worries, this book is receiving 4 STARS from little old me. Ties That Tether was my October Book of […]

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book lists, ya books

10 YA Books by Black Authors in 2021

Looking for a good YA book? Looking to support Black authors? I’ve compiled a list of YA books by Black authors in 2021. Supporting all authors is and has always been important but unfortunately Black authors sell less than other groups of authors. Historically, Black authors on average haven’t been as successful for a mulitude […]

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10 Best Rock Star Romance Books

Best Rock Star Romance Books I am breaking down the 10 best rock star romance books on the market as of today. There is truly something special about these wealthy, famous, idolized & gifted artists that romance books lovers can’t get enough of. Are you looking to a quality rock star romance book? There is […]

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books to movies

22 Most Anticipated Books to Movies 2021

Books to Movies 2021 Here you’ll find books to movies 2021 that are most likely going ahead or getting everything sorted are all right here. I would assume that many more books to movies will be added as their release dates get closer. As things start to settle down around the would, my guess is […]

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3 stars, Book Review, book reviews

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

3 STARS Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi has so many positive reviews and I had such hope that I would fall in love with the story. That wasn’t the case for me. I never fell in love but I did fall in like. That was good enough for me. This review will stay pretty, pretty. […]

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BOTM for October 2020 – What’s Your Pick?

It’s time to pick your Book of the Month for October 2020. Book of the Month is my all time favorite book subscription service. I’ve had many over the years but none compare to BOTM. BOTM for October 2020 is one of my favorites. Each month you are given a choice between 5 books. After […]

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book lists

10 College Romance Books

  10 College Romance Books … …for all of those romance lovers out there. I have the perfect list to get you through this pandemic. There’s no better way to get those butterflies in your tummy than reading these 10 College Romance Books. 1. The Mistake by Elle Kennedy College junior John Logan can get any […]

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8 Debut Authors of 2020

Debut Authors of 2020 will have your quarantine going by ultra-fast. An authors debut novel is a huge achievement. Many of these debut authors of 2020 aren’t receiving the love they deserve because of COVID-19. At the same time, being in lockdown is giving us a chance to catch up on so fun reading. I’ve […]

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The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

5 STARS The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett is easily one of the best reads of 2020. Brit Bennett really out did herself with this one. The way she weaved The Vanishing Half together is nothing but spectacular. I can promise you this review is going to be kept very, very pretty. First a quick […]

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Must Read Books of 2020 This Fall

It’s a new season and there are loads a books to get your hands on. Fall is the perfect time to cozy upon your favorite chair, grab a drink, pull your hair up and grab a new book. Here are a few must read books of 2020. I included fun stories that I’ve added to […]

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Upcoming Book Releases

Check out all of the upcoming book releases in 2021. Here you’ll find the most-anticipated future books broken down by months. Is it just me or do upcoming book releases excite you like no other? My to-be-read list is a huge undertaking and my bookshelf is bursting at the seams. Regardless of the fact, I […]

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