Tag: slavery

Friday Favorites – Historical Fiction Books

I’ve always enjoyed reading historical fiction. It’s a way to make history more understandable and relatable on a personal level, in a manner that history books can’t, almost like speaking to someone who has lived through an experience. Here are some of my favorite historical fiction books: What […]


Kindred Author: Octavia E. Butler Genre: Science-Fiction/Historical Fiction Publication Date: June 1979 Publisher: Recorded Books CONTENT WARNING: violence, racism, racist terms, slavery, abuse, suicide, mention of rape The first science-fiction written by a black woman, Kindred has become a cornerstone of African-American literature. This combination of slave memoir, […]

Tristan Strong Keeps Punching

Tristan Strong Keeps Punching Author: Kwame Mbalia Genre: MG Fantasy Publication Date: October 5, 2021 Publisher: Rick Riordan Presents Series: Tristan Strong #3 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book. I am providing my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: violence, slavery, grief, […]


I received an Advanced Reader Copy of this book through Bookish First. I am providing this review voluntarily. Remembrance by Rita Woods was an intriguing and moving debut novel that was a breathtaking mix of historical fiction and magic. The characters and the story stuck with me after […]