A Review of “Island Queen” by Vanessa Riley

Hello, fellow bookworms! I'm back after a much-needed break from blogging. I've been so busy lately with grad school, work, and maintaining a video game YouTube channel with my husband, I haven't had much time to read or blog about reading. I hope to slowly get back into it. During this little break, I did… Continue reading A Review of “Island Queen” by Vanessa Riley

A Weekend in Chicago, my Favorite City

This past weekend, my husband Michael and I visited our favorite city of Chicago for my baby nephew’s first birthday. Since we got married three years ago, we’ve tried to make a trip to Chicago annually. Of course, COVID-19 changed our plans in 2020, so we’ve been eager to go back this year. Accommodation: VRBO… Continue reading A Weekend in Chicago, my Favorite City

A Review: “Party of Two” by Jasmine Guillory

This is my first time reading a book by Jasmine Guillory, a black chick-lit author who has gained popularity in recent years. I had seen her adorable book covers and always thought I'd like to read one. I decided on Party of Two mainly because it featured an interracial couple, Max and Olivia. Max is… Continue reading A Review: “Party of Two” by Jasmine Guillory

A Review: “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother” by James McBride

The Color of Water by James McBride is a book I picked up while visiting friends in Dallas, Texas, last year. It's a memoir in which McBride details the life of his mother, who comes from a Jewish background. If you have never heard of James McBride, he is a writer and musician and has… Continue reading A Review: “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother” by James McBride

Bookish Blog Posts I’ve Enjoyed Lately (End of June, Early July)

Oh goodness. It's my third week doing weekly roundup, and of course, I didn't get around to posting this. I had a busy holiday weekend, and now it's Tuesday, but that's OK. Here are a few blog posts I've enjoyed over the past two weeks. Book Reviews Zezee with Books - The Other Black Girl… Continue reading Bookish Blog Posts I’ve Enjoyed Lately (End of June, Early July)

A Review: “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I am an affiliate of Bookshop.org and I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. You can learn more about Bookshop at the bottom of this post! Where the Crawdads Sing is a bestselling book I have been wanting to read since it gained… Continue reading A Review: “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

Books I’m Currently Reading + My TBR List

Over the last few months, I've bought quite a few books mostly with a gift card I've had since Christmas. My family knows they can always get me a Barnes and Noble gift card for any occasion, and I'll be perfectly happy. 😊 Anyway, here is my list of books that I've bought but haven't… Continue reading Books I’m Currently Reading + My TBR List