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Whispers From The Stars: August 2020

Most Anticipated Reads Title: Star Daughter Author: Shveta Thakrar Expected Release Date: August 11 2020 Synopsis: This gorgeously imagined YA debut blends shades of Neil Gaiman's Stardust and a breathtaking landscape of Hindu mythology into a radiant contemporary fantasy. The daughter of a star and a mortal, Sheetal is used to keeping secrets. Pretending to… Continue reading Whispers From The Stars: August 2020

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July Wrap Up

Title: Auditory Viewpoint Author: Lillian R. Melendez ★★ Review DNF Title: Lockdown Author: Aella Black ★★★ Review Title: Identity Author: Alexandra Bayer ★★★★ Review Title: Kiss and 'Telle ? Author: Nadine C. Keels ★★★ Review Title: The Order Of TSP Author: C.A. Day ★★ Review Title: Dismantling Vindictiveness Author: Lillian R. Melendez ★ Review DNF… Continue reading July Wrap Up

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Book Review: Kiss And ‘Telle?

Title: Kiss and 'Telle? Author: Nadine C. Keels Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: May 18 2020 Synopsis: If only this type of thing were as easy as it looks in chick flicks.  Ever since her college days, Chantelle has had growing feelings for Dennis, a swaggering and smart geek-at-heart who's got romance coming out of his… Continue reading Book Review: Kiss And ‘Telle?

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Non-Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Get To Before The Year Is Over

Title: Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. Author: Margot Lee Shetterly Synopsis: Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used pencils, slide rules, and adding… Continue reading Non-Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Get To Before The Year Is Over

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Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Read Before The Year Is Over

Title: You Should See Me In A Crown Author: Leah Johnson Synopsis: Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite Pennington College,… Continue reading Fiction Books By Black Authors I Want To Read Before The Year Is Over

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Book Review: The Last Of The Magi

When a tarot card reading reveals an evil secret from biblical times, Mila, an orphaned gypsy, is forced to confront his true destiny. When he recklessly ignores the prophecy, a twist of fate brings two Americans into his world: Casey, an heiress, along with Jack, her ingenious companion, who were both stranded in Berlin by unusual circumstances. The three teens accidentally plunge into a world of dark secrets contained within Berlin’s abandoned underground tunnels. There, they uncover a lost artifact once wielded by the Nazis that awakens an evil force. Seeking to possess these powers, a sinister cult unleashes a shadow army to hunt for this holy relic. Mila and his new friends must flee to escape certain death, and they are burdened with unlocking the mysteries of the artifact’s lost history, which promises to uncover what was Hitler’s unholy vengeance against the Gypsies.