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BARACOON REVIEW

Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston is one of the most important pieces of anthropological/historical work of the 20th century, even though...

HOMEGOING

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi is a story that spans several generations of two half-sisters and their descendants. At first, one might think the...

I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS

This memoir by Maya Angelou, documents her childhood and teenage years. It is a story full of love, and family relationships, heartbreak,...

THE GOLEM and THE JINNI

The Golem and The Jinni by Helene Wecker, is a stunning blend of Arabic mythology and Jewish folklore. The tale of a golem and a jinni...

Windwitch Review

The second instalment in the Witchlands series finds our heroes separated and each facing what appears to be insurmountable odds. Iseult...

VILLANY ABOUNDS

Because you Love to Hate me (13 Tales of Villainy) edited by Ameriie. This anthology collection was a really fun read and a unique...

THE HATE U GIVE REVIEW

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. This novel is one that is timely, as it deals with issues that are facing the African-American community...

IMANI'S MOON REVIEW

Imani's Moon by JaNay Brown-Wood, is a beautiful inspiring story about a girl named Imani and, and her desire to do something many in her...

We're Going to Need More Wine Review

We're Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union. This memoir is an unflinchingly honest account of the events that have shaped her into...

THE NIGHT CIRCUS REVIEW

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. A phenomenal novel unlike any we've ever read. We wanted the world that was created and inhabited...

CIRCE REVIEW

Circe by Madeline Miller is a historical fiction novel that focuses on the mythological Greek witch, Circe. The story follows her from...

KING OF ASHES REVIEW

King of Ashes by Raymond E. Feist. This is the first installment in the Firmane Saga. The betrayal of an ancient alliance between five...

TRUTHWITCH REVIEW

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard Admittedly, we were unsure whether we were going to like this series, as there was a lot of hype surrounding...

CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE REVIEW

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, is a wild ride through some aspects of West African mythology. The characters are relatable,...

TOP 15 BOOKS OF 2018

2018 saw us reading a variety of genres; but mainly fantasy (both YA and adult), with a little historical and contemporary fiction thrown...