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Four Hundred Souls

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Editors: Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain Genre: Nonfiction, History Publication Date: February 2, 2021 Publisher: Random House Audio A chorus of extraordinary voices comes together to tell one of history’s great epics: the 400-year journey of […]

The Star-Touched Queen

The Star-Touched Queen Author: Roshani Chokshi Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: April 26, 2016 Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Series: The Star-Touched Queen #1 CONTENT WARNING: mention of death, mention of death of children, mention of domestic violence Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of […]

Island Affair

Island Affair Author: Priscilla Oliveras Genre: Romance Publication Date: April 28, 2020 Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp Series: Keys to Love #1 CONTENT WARNING: mention of cancer, trauma, mention of eating disorder, mention of death Sought-after social media influencer Sara Vance, in recovery from an eating disorder, is coming […]

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet? Author: Kathleen West Genre: Contemporary, Women’s Fiction Publication Date: March 16, 2021 Publisher: Berkley Books CONTENT WARNING: bullying Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. Among fake Instagram pages, long-buried family […]

Act Your Age, Eve Brown

Act Your Age, Eve Brown Author: Talia Hibbert Narrator: Ione Butler Genre: Romantic Comedy Publication Date: March 9, 2021 Publisher: Avon Series: The Brown Sisters #3 CONTENT WARNING: mention of child neglect, mention of ableism Thank you to the influencer program for providing me with a copy […]

Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere Author: Celeste Ng Genre: Contemporary Publication Date: September 12, 2017 Publisher: Penguin Audio CONTENT WARNING: miscarriage, infertility, abortion, kidnapping In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned–from the layout of the winding roads, to the colors of the houses, to the […]

The Kingdom of Copper

The Kingdom of Copper Author: S.A. Chakraborty Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: January 22, 2019 Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: The Daevabad Trilogy #2 CONTENT WARNING: murder, violence, mention of slavery, gore, excessive alcohol use, infidelity, gun violence, death of children Nahri’s life changed forever the moment she accidentally summoned […]