Book Review: Holiday Temptation by Donna Hill, Farrah Rochon, K.M. Jackson

Book Review: Holiday Temptation by Donna Hill, Farrah Rochon, K.M. Jackson

The December book of the month for Mocha Girls Read was Holiday Temptation by Donna Hill, Farrah Rochon, and K. M. Jackson. This novel features three short love stories set during the Christmas holiday. Though each was different, I found them all to be predictable and the writing deteriorated from the first story to the last. Holiday Temptation did not tempt […]

2018 Reading Challenge Sign-Ups

2018 Reading Challenge Sign-Ups

Last year was the first year in a long time that I didn’t participate in any reading challenges outside of Goodreads. I didn’t even accomplish that one since I found myself in a reading slump. So to combat that this year I’ve decided to get back to challenges to… well… challenge myself to read more. […]

Book Review: Devil’s Cut (The Bourbon Kings) by J.R. Ward

Book Review: Devil’s Cut (The Bourbon Kings) by J.R. Ward

The final installment in J. R. Ward’s The Bourbon Kings series tied up all the loose ends, solved a murder mystery, and gave the characters the endings they deserved. The novel was an engrossing read that I found difficult to put down, despite me wanting it to never end. J. R. Ward captivated me with the Dallas like shenanigans […]

Book Review: The Queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Book Review: The Queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

“I ask myself how other people see me, and I hope they see me from way far away.” July’s book club selection was Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s Queen of the South. This novel has been adapted a couple of times for television. The first time as a telenovela, and the second as the American remake which airs on cable. […]

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Book Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

“It’s dope to be black until it’s hard to be black.” The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a powerful book centered around sixteen-year-old Starr Carter who witnesses one of her friends being gunned down by police. Starr, the only witness must decide if she’ll come forward and possibly endanger herself and family by exposing […]