Publisher: HarperCollins

Audio Review: The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir by Jenifer Lewis

Posted February 21, 2018 by @Angelized_1st in Audio, Books, Entertainment / 2 Comments
Audio Review: The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir by Jenifer Lewis

“I’m just now getting myself together to start living, not just surviving; laughing and not pretending, learning and not running away from my problems. The process is painful.” Actress Jenifer Lewis brings her provocative humor and wit to her memoir, The Mother of Black Hollywood. Lewis takes readers on a journey through her career and reveals the […]

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: King’s Cage (Red Queen) by Victoria Aveyard

Posted April 28, 2017 by @Angelized_1st in Books, Entertainment / 4 Comments
Book Review: King’s Cage (Red Queen) by Victoria Aveyard

Even though I didn’t particularly love Glass Sword, I was eagerly anticipating the release of King’s Cage. This series has been a bit of hit or miss but the ending of the second book left me wondering what would happen next, and I couldn’t resist snagging the third novel. King’s Cage picks up a short while after the events of Glass […]

Book Review: Light (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

Book Review: Light (A Gone Novel) by Michael Grant

“I suppose we’ll behave like a bunch of holier-than-thou hypocrites. Because the alternative is to look at ourselves in the mirror and know that we are capable of dark and terrible things.” Light, the final novel in Michael Grant’s Gone series neatly wraps up all loose ends, had loads of actions, and left me feeling satisfied. At the […]

Book Review: Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes)) by Sara Raasch (Spoiler + Rant)

Book Review: Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes)) by Sara Raasch (Spoiler + Rant)

“The most powerful magic of all is choice.” In Ice Like Fire, readers find Meira not too long after the events in the first book. She’s struggling with her new role as queen, while grappling with her new reality of being under Cordell’s thumb. Though she wants her people to be safe, Meira doesn’t feel that magic […]