By Tqwana B. Now that Thanksgiving is over, I can finally break out the Christmas Playlist, and my favorite part of the season – holiday romances! Okay, second favorite, because presents! *Sings It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year* We’re just going to pretend that I didn’t start decorating 2 weeks ago… My list … Continue reading Give Love on Christmas Day…with Book Recs!
By Tqwana B. Valentine’s Day is next week, so every media outlet is trotting out their hot take on romance novel ‘guilty pleasures.’ Guilty? Excuse me?? ‘Tis the season, I guess. Many, if not all, will probably be snarky, condescending, and dismissive in tone. God forbid that positive, women-centered literature should be taken seriously. It’s … Continue reading How Romance Novels Helped Save Me
Another year is almost over and the world is still a shit show. While we haven’t been reviewing full time, we’ve still been reading almost nonstop. So, once again, we present to you our yearly list of awesome books we loved. Tqwana – Sanctuary by Rebekah Weatherspoon The Lucky Ones by Tiffany Reisz Hate to … Continue reading 80 Books’ Favorite Reads of 2017
::Exhale:: You made it to 2017. Happy New Year! Here are a list of new books to get your January started in the right direction. Difficult Women by Roxane Gay (Jan. 3rd; Literary Fiction; Grove Press) – Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with An Untamed State and the New York … Continue reading New Releases: January 1-15, 2017
2016 is almost over, and honestly, we can’t wait for this brutal year to be in our rear view. Amidst all the tragedy and the possible fall of democracy, there were several books that were highlights for us this year. You knew we couldn’t end the year without a list, right? Lists are our thing. … Continue reading 80 Books' Favorite Reads of 2016