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
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
Title: Anne Of Windy Poplars Author: L.M. Montgomery Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Publication Date: 1936 Genre: Children's Literature, Young Adult Contemporary Synopsis: Anne Shirley has left Redmond College behind to begin a new job and a new chapter of her life away from Green Gables. Now she faces a new challenge: the Pringles. They're known… Continue reading Book Review: Anne Of Windy Poplars
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?
Title: Identity Author: Alexandra Bayer Publisher: Aya Ellen Publication Date: May 20 2020 Synopsis: Naya hasn't had the best first year of university - her boyfriend broke up with her, leaving her friendless and pining after him. That is, until she meets Brynn one day at the gym. Brynn is cool and beautiful, and new… Continue reading Book Review: Identity
My superpower? I can’t die. You can imagine how much it hurts when they test that out…Phoebe Atkinson has always felt different, but in the typical angsty way most teenagers do. She had no idea just how different until that fateful day she died—and then came back to life.
I was never one to feel the full effects (or any in some cases) from Horror Media (Movies, Books Etc) but Mexican Gothic has a subtle horror element the slowly creeps up on you as the story goes along. You don't even what's happening until you're feeling the full effects of unease.
Title: One Of Us Is Lying Author: Karen M. McManus Publisher: Penguin Books Publication Date: May 30 2017 Genre: Young Adult Mystery Synopsis: Yale hopeful Bronwyn has never publicly broken a rule. Sports star Cooper only knows what he's doing in the baseball diamond. Bad boy Nate is one misstep away from a life of… Continue reading Book Review: One Of Us Is Lying
Alexandra “Lex” Granger is a private security consultant who has to go undercover to protect billionaire businessman Michael Thornton, pretending to be an escort. Michael does not think he needs a bodyguard, despite the death threats he has received from protesters against his takeover of a Danish company, but he does need protection against the predatory wife of the Danish ambassador. Lex knows that this assignment is dangerous, made more so because her client does not even know that he is being protected. She doesn’t know that he thinks she is a con-artist a gold-digger who takes rich men for everything that she can get. As sparks fly, and the attraction between the two go stronger, they face a deadly danger from an unknown assailant. Lex and Mike embark on a turbulent affair in the beautiful city of Copenhagen, with Mike realising that there is much more to the sexy seductress, her bewildering vulnerability evoking unfettered passion and feelings that he has never experienced before. Lex realises that she has committed the ultimate folly, that of falling in love with a man who despises her. Will she overcome the dangers to Michael to her breaking heart?
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