Revising Book Reviews for Re-Reads

Have you ever re-read a book and thought twice about your initial review of it? I have. Sometimes I come back to a book feeling that I liked it better the second time around. Does that mean I increase my rating? Other times I realize I missed a lot of problematic aspects now that I’mContinue reading “Revising Book Reviews for Re-Reads”

TBR List Woes: It’s OK to Cut Ties With Books

I browsed through my Goodreads TBR list a couple of months ago to see what I wanted to buy with my Barnes & Noble birthday coupon. I ended up deleting several books from my list. I’m not the same person I was when I added them to my TBR years ago. It doesn’t mean they’dContinue reading “TBR List Woes: It’s OK to Cut Ties With Books”

Essay Collections to Make You a Smarter Person

Disclosure: Some of the links in this booklist of essay collections are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. Essay collections combine creativity and academic language to make smart, fun-to-read pieces. They helpContinue reading “Essay Collections to Make You a Smarter Person”

Romance Novels For Non-Romance Readers

Disclosure: Some of the links in this list of romance novels are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. Readers who don’t like romance novels often cite the kitschy tropes that make themContinue reading “Romance Novels For Non-Romance Readers”

Always Human by Ari North Review

Disclosure: Some of the links in this book review for Always Human by Ari North are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase the book tour company Hear Our Voices or myself will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. I’m happyContinue reading “Always Human by Ari North Review”

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas Book Review

Disclosure: Some of the links in this book review for Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase the book tour company Hear Our Voices will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. I had the goodContinue reading “Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas Book Review”

Lobizona by Romina Garber Book Review

Disclosure: Some of the links in this Lobizona book review are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. I received an e-book advanced reader copy from the publisher Wednesday Books. This review isContinue reading “Lobizona by Romina Garber Book Review”

5 Afro-Latinx Books to Read More Black Stories

Disclosure: Some of the links in this book review for Afro-Latinx books are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. I first wrote this list for Cultura Colectiva when the movie trailer forContinue reading “5 Afro-Latinx Books to Read More Black Stories”

Meagan Reads YA Horror: Category Five by Ann Davila Cardinal

Disclosure: Some of the links in this book review for Category Five are affiliate links. If you click them to make a purchase I will earn a commission. The decision of whether or not to buy something is completely up to you. The team at Tor Teen graciously sent me an Advanced Reader Copy, makingContinue reading “Meagan Reads YA Horror: Category Five by Ann Davila Cardinal”

Meagan Reads YA Horror: Five Midnights by Ann Dávila Cardinal

I had the opportunity to see Cardinal speak at a panel at the Miami Book Fair in November 2019. The panel had four authors speaking about Caribbean mythology and storytelling. Needless to say, it was an excellent event. I picked up a copy of Five Midnights that day. I will try my best not toContinue reading “Meagan Reads YA Horror: Five Midnights by Ann Dávila Cardinal”