Genre: African American

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 […]

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 […]

Book Review: Anybody’s Daughter (An Angela Evans Novel) by Pamela Samuels Young

Posted December 7, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 1 Comment
Book Review: Anybody’s Daughter (An Angela Evans Novel) by Pamela Samuels Young

Last month my book club decided to read a thriller for November, and Pamela Samuels Young’s Anybody’s Daughter was picked to be the book of the month. I had never read anything by this author before, but was intrigued to learn she’s a lawyer in Los Angeles. Anybody’s Daughter is a tough story to read as it’s about sex trafficking […]

Book Review: I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

Book Review: I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan

I Almost Forgot About You is the latest novel by best-selling author Terry McMillan. The story takes place in Oakland, California, and centers around Ophthalmologist Dr. Georgia Young. Georgia is in her early 50’s when she decides she wants to make some major life changes. Despite being a successful doctor with a thriving practice, grown children, […]

Book Review: Addicted

Posted October 9, 2014 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 0 Comments
Book Review: Addicted

After seeing the intriguing trailer for Zane’s novel, Addicted, which has been adapted to film, I thought I would check the book out. The story is about a young successful woman who cheats on her husband and discovers she’s addicted to sex. Her addiction takes her to places she never thought she would ever go to, and […]