The best parts of this book are Thandi describing loosing her mom and remembering, or struggling to remember the small things about her.
Tag: black authors
The Rib King #BookReview
For a dinner party one night, the cook and groundskeeper concoct a sauce the guests fall in love with. The Barclays, not their African American servants, are approached with a deal to sell the recipe a
One Night #BookReview
EJD writes a mean sex scene. You shall be satiated in that regard…eventually. And the concept of getting an arguably behind the scenes perspective of the logistics involved in an erotic one night stand is intriguing.
The A.I. Who Loved Me #BookReview
A.I. is a audio only book narrated by Regina Hall and Mindy Kaling. And with those two on deck combined with Cole, who typically writes historical romances, A.I. is part comedy, sci-fi, thriller, and romance.
Children of Virtue and Vengeance #BookReview
The descriptions around characters, food, action scenes and locations: all beautiful beyond reproach. The imagery WILL transport you to the marketplace, the fights on the countryside and onto the castle grounds. The book cover itself is a work of art. We get to understand more about the Maji and their complicated history. Major uptick in action from the first novel.
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls #BookReview
Anissa Gray writes about the 3 Butler sisters and their life yesterday and today. Yesterday, they narrowly escaped their abusive childhood home and father to grow up to be, today, reflections of the brokenness they’ve never really escaped.
The Adventures of Ari and Tacari, Subway #BookReview #ChildrensBook
The story is written in a lighthearted, fun poem format but, doesn’t hold back on the truth! Best part was when they get off the train and notice the underground station stinks! 🤣🤣 Hilarious and true!
Blood Colony #BookReview
“The tale is a good one filled with all my favorite things: murder, suspense, plot twist, star-crossed lovers and black people..”
Wild Seed #BookReview
“Her stories share multi-layered themes of race, gender and sex as they relate to power. Set in 17-1800’s, the height of the African slave trade, Butler, in a fiction novel, reflects true history.”