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Book Review: The Voices of Martyrs by Maurice Broaddus

I received an ARC e-copy of this book in exchange for an open and honest review. The title of Maurice Broaddus’ collection of short stories and brief description hooked me immediately. The idea that each story carries a voice of a martyr, an important voice that was silenced by those in power, was very intriguing to … Continue reading

Comic Book Review: Sun Dragon’s Song #2 by Joyce Chng and Kim Miranda

Disclaimer: I received a free e-copy of this comic in exchange for my open and honest review. YES! I was so happy when I heard Sun Dragon’s Song #2 released on NetGalley. Thank you to Glaiza @ Paper Wanderer for letting me know about it. It has been a hard couple of days so I was excited … Continue reading

Book Review: A Bitter Pill to Swallow by Tiffany Gholar

I received a free e-copy of this book in exchange for an open and honest review. TW: suicide ideation, depression, depictions of mental illness treatment centers A Bitter Pill to Swallow by Tiffany Gholar is a young adult novel set in Chicago. The story follows multiple characters in story lines that intertwine as the novel … Continue reading

Book Review: City of Strife by Claudie Arseneault

This is a feature book for LGBTQ+ History Month. Disclaimer: I received a free e-book in exchange for an open and honest review. I received an electronic copy of City of Strife by Claudie Arseneault from the author after inquiring about the book through Twitter. From the description, this book is the first in a … Continue reading

September 2016 Blog Roundup

A List to Annoy the Bigots What the Log had to Say First off, what a fantastic title for a rec / list blog post! There has been a lot of controversies in the book / publishing world this month. From booktubers to authors saying there is no need for diversity and that calling out … Continue reading

Book Review: Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time edited by Hope Nicholson

Disclaimer: I received a free e-copy of this book in exchange for my open and honest review. Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time is a collection of Indigenous LGBT Science Fiction (mostly) #ownvoices short stories edited by Hope Nicholson and published by Bedside Press. I usually find it a difficult task to accurately review a collection … Continue reading

Book Review: Loving vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell

Disclaimer: I received an e-copy of this novel in exchange for an open and honest review. This book has a special place for me in my heart. I am a product of an interracial marriage and my own marriage is interracial as well. When I think about it, that 50 years ago, the relationships that … Continue reading

Book Review: What Sunny Saw in the Flames by Nnedi Okorafor

Disclaimer: I received a free e-book copy in exchange for my open and honest review. I have had some time to process What Sunny Saw in the Flames by Nnedi Okorafor and my thoughts on the story, characters, and place this book has in the young adult scene. First of all, I need to get this out … Continue reading

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