With Birthdays Come New Beginnings

I like to think of my birthday as a holiday because another year of life is always worth celebrating! The older I get, the more appreciative I am for every minute that I’m given in this life. While I used to wake up with an innocent child-like enthusiasm for cake and presents, I’ve shifted to…

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Why I journal and why you should, too

Wondering if you should start a journal? After years of writing, I can tell you why journaling is important to me and how it can help you!

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Wild Women and the Blues

Denny S. Bryce transports readers back in time to the Roaring Twenties in her new novel, Wild Women and the Blues. The past and present collide for a suspenseful story full of booze, jazz, crime, and discovery. In 2015, Sawyer Hayes is a young film student whose thesis on the 1920s filmmaker, Oscar Micheaux, was…

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Get a Life Chloe Brown

I never tire of reading cute romances with characters who fit each other perfectly. After reading this story, I could not help but smile to myself in complete satisfaction. Talia Hibbert delivered humor, romance, personal growth, and an abundance of witty repartee in this enemies-to-lovers story marking the first novel in the Brown Sisters series.…

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The Dating Plan

There are few things more relaxing to me than sitting down with a blanket and a new romance novel. After years of reading romance, I’ve seen many themes in the genre. While the themes may be the same, I love to see how the characters or style of writing is different. Sara Desai has quickly…

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Gods of Jade and Shadow

Living in a small town as a young adult can be stifling at a point in your life when you want nothing more than to explore yourself and the world. It is easy to daydream about what adventures await outside of town, but Casiopea makes a life-changing discovery right inside her grandfather’s home in Uukumil,…

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The Boyfriend Project

Spoiler Alert- This review will contain some spoilers about the plot and characters of the story. Please continue reading at your own discretion. Synopsis In The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon, Samiah Brooks finds out her boyfriend is cheating on her with two other women after some live tweets go viral. Samiah and the two…

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Why Kalief Browder and the Central Park 5 are important

As I watched and recapped When They See Us, someone told me to look at The Kalief Browder Story. It took me a little time to watch and do some research on Kalief Browder and his story. I was not at all familiar with it and wanted to have a good grasp on what happened. After…

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When They See Us- Conclusion

It only seemed right to give my concluding thoughts of the four-part film after giving my opening thoughts at the beginning. I really didn’t expect to be so emotional while watching this. My heart wanted this to be a fictional story, but my mind knew that this was real. I cried because it was real.…

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