Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde

My goal during Pride Month is to consume black queer literature, and this was the first book I picked up. I had heard of Audre Lorde before I read this book, but I wasn’t familiar with her work and I didn’t know that she was gay. Before Zami, I don’t think I’d read any books by black queer authors that were specifically about being black … Continue reading Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

I was so excited when I saw that The Hunger Games franchise was coming out with a prequel. I read the books in high school and I’ve seen all the movies, so I was super hype for this new book. When I bought it, for some reason I thought this was going to go back to before the Hunger Games started at all and explain … Continue reading The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Heart & Hustle by Patricia Bright

To be honest, I was a little skeptical about reading this book. I don’t really know how I feel about social media influencers getting book deals *solely* for being popular on the Internet and not necessarily because they have a great story to share. That being said, I love Patricia Bright. She was one of the first YouTubers that I started following back in college … Continue reading Heart & Hustle by Patricia Bright