Give These A Chance!: Other Books That Should Be Adapted To Film and TV

I love seeing adaptations of my favorite classic novels (when they are good). Don’t get me wrong, I love seeing Jane Austen continue to thrive in popular culture, even in the 21st century. But as much as I love Austen, I do recognize that are just as wonderful and captivating books that deserve the sameContinue reading “Give These A Chance!: Other Books That Should Be Adapted To Film and TV”

The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Shortlist

The 2022 shortlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced yesterday and I am so happy to see some of my personal favorites making the shortlist cut. If you hadn’t have the chance to read these titles, you are definitely missing out!

Favorite Banned Books

Banned Books Week may be over, but the culture of banning and challenging books seems to be a never-ending process and becoming part of our everyday lives. But to conclude this annual celebration, I wanted to list my favorite banned books, books that I feel were unnecessarily banned/challenged, and books that need uplifting and highlighted forContinue reading “Favorite Banned Books”

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: September 15

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: September Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some BritishContinue reading “Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: September Edition”

Books to Read This Month: September Edition

Get ready for your start of the fall season jam-packed with fascinating new releases! There’s a reason why many readers look forward to the fall season. Yes, the brisk weather, the turning leaves and warm wooly sweaters might be a factor but I believe what book lovers love most is the exciting upcoming releases theyContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: September Edition”

Author Talk with Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal

Get ready for the first author talk of the fall season! Join me and frequent blog contributor, Whitney Davidson-Rhodes will be in conversation with NYT bestselling authors Kimberly Jones & Gilly Segal about their award-winning YA novels, I’m Not Dying With You Tonight and Why We Fly!

2022 Bronx Anti-Prom Author Talks All Online

The Bronx Anti-Prom 2022 season is over, but you can relive the memories and excitement through the fantastic series of author talks we had leading up to the big dance party! We had tremendous and compelling conversations with these authors, and we hope you enjoy as much fun we had presenting them!

Best Books of 2022…So Far: Middle Grade & Young Adult

Welcome to another round of the Best Books of the Year so Far, where halfway through the year, I name the titles I read that I feel are the best of 2022. Just like last year, I will be listing the books by different genre and format. So stay tuned every Thursday throughout the rest of thisContinue reading “Best Books of 2022…So Far: Middle Grade & Young Adult”

25 Fall 2022 Books That Are Must Reads

It is my favorite time of the year! Fall reading has finally graced our presence. The thicker sweaters can come out of storage, a mug of hot cider by our current read and the smell of pumpkin and spice in the air. It might be a while before fall weather reaches us, but we canContinue reading “25 Fall 2022 Books That Are Must Reads”