The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Longlist

The 2022 longlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced today and there are a great selection of diverse reads for you to read! I had the privilege of being one of the judges (in the children’s category) to select the longlist and I am so excited to share this list with you.

Books to Read This Month: July Edition

It’s July, and the perfect way to beat the heat is to have something cool to read! (Sorry for the corny pun) But all wordplay and witticism aside, this is an exciting month! July is the start of excellent book releases for the rest of the year. But for right now, let’s focus on theContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: July Edition”

Summer Vibes with Summer Reads

Summer Reads! Makes Me Feel Fine! We’re gearing up to take a summer vacation for the first time in two years, but you need some exciting books to pack for your getaway! Or maybe, like me, you are staying in one place, but you still want to travel the world through fantastic storytelling and immersiveContinue reading “Summer Vibes with Summer Reads”

Author Talk with Janice Hallett

Calling all mystery fans and lovers! Get ready for an author talk that will be filled with intrigue and scintillating conversation! Next week, join me and my co-worker in conversation with Sunday Times bestselling author, Janice Hallett as we talk about her debut novel, The Appeal!

Book Review: Only On The Weekends by Dean Atta

Format: Hardcover (UK: Paperpack) Pages: 560 pages (UK: 524 pages) Published:  May 24 , 2022 Publisher: Balzer + Bray (UK: Hodder Children’s Books) Genre: Young Adult, LGBTQ Romance, Coming of Age, Novels in Verse

Author Talk with Dean Atta

Are you ready for a summer of author talks? I am part of the Bronx Anti-Prom Committee of the New York Public Library and we are having a series of exciting author interviews, leading up to the BIG EVENT, a dance party on August 5th! So kicking off with these author talks is an authorContinue reading “Author Talk with Dean Atta”

Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: June 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: June Edition”

Books to Read This Month: June Edition

Take PRIDE in reading this month! Not only is there an abundance of great reads released this month that is perfect to celebrate Pride Month, but this month is also the beginning of anticipated books perfect for your summer reading! If you are looking for great books for you and your friends and family toContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: June Edition”

Heartstopper Readlikes: Books To Read After Reading ( & Watching) The Series!

Cheers for Heartstopper! The love story of Nick and Charlie has gripped the world ever since Alice Oseman debuted the Heartstopper webcomic back in 2016, and from 4 physical copies later, readers alike can’t get enough of Heartstopper. And with the Netflix series hitting our small screens last month, a wider audience deeply fell in love with a storyContinue reading “Heartstopper Readlikes: Books To Read After Reading ( & Watching) The Series!”

Author Talk with Sara Barnard

I’m really looking forward to this next author talk! This coming Friday at 3:30 PM EDT, I will be talking to YA author, Sara Barnard, author of YA novels, Fragile Like Us, A Quiet of Thunder, Goodbye Perfect and so much more!