I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown: A Review

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars Oh my, this book is good. Austin Channing Brown's memoir of growing up and living in America is beautiful, strong, honest, heartbreaking and encouraging. She talks about issues of race, racism, white supremacy, white… Continue reading I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown: A Review

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Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse: A Review

Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar My rating: 3 of 5 stars I came across this series at my local library. I didn't even realize who the author was until I got home with the book. I'm a semi-decent Sherlock fan and mystery novel lover, so that is why I originally picked up the book.The story… Continue reading Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse: A Review

Devian by Shanna Bosarge: A Review

The Elemental Union: Book One Devian by Shanna Bosarge My rating: 3 of 5 stars I got this book in a farmer's market in Georgia while visiting family. It's a fantasy with some elemental magic, a girl with a mysterious past, and a robust world. I was in. I'm not familiar with this author's web… Continue reading Devian by Shanna Bosarge: A Review

Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness: A Review

Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed the original series, so I knew I would enjoy this extension of the story. It is pretty important to read the All Souls Trilogy before this book. There are a lot of references to characters and major plot points. So, fair… Continue reading Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness: A Review

It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst: A Review

It's Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered by Lysa TerKeurst My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a great book. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is going through hardships or suffering of any kind. She writes this book of faith and truth while… Continue reading It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst: A Review

Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse: A Review

Before We Met by Lucie WhitehouseMy rating: 2 of 5 stars I chose to read this book based on a YouTube recommendation. Ultimately, the book wasn't for me. I enjoy a good thriller from time to time. I enjoyed "Gone Girl", but this is not "Gone Girl". It's not even the UK version of "Gone… Continue reading Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse: A Review

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson: A Review

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I had heard so many people talking about how good this book was, and I thought it would be perfect to read in October. It's a double murder mystery with many twists and turns.Stevie loves a good murder mystery. It's an obsession, really. And… Continue reading Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson: A Review

Reading People by Anne Bogel: A Review

Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything by Anne Bogel My rating: 4 of 5 stars I am a big personality assessment nerd, so when I found out that one of my favorite podcasters wrote about book about personality assessments, I had to read it. Anne Bogel takes us… Continue reading Reading People by Anne Bogel: A Review

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: A Review

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was a very popular book last year, which came out as a movie in October, so I thought it was appropriate to read it now. The book is so good. It's pretty fast-paced, and I felt totally immersed in this world… Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: A Review