Check, Please! (Book Review)

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Hey y’all, it’s good to see you! Check, Please! was my first read of The Reading Rush 2020. I ended up reading the ebook (via the CloudLibrary app) in my backyard. I only read children’s books and graphic novels as ebooks because full novels are more difficult for me to concentrate with. I’m thinking about getting an e-reader to help with that so if you have any suggestions, please let me know.

This story came highly recommended… by basically everyone. I kept seeing it on blogs, Booktube, and Ally even said I should read it based on one of my favorite emojis.

So I read it, and here’s what I have to say:

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Assigning Gospel Songs to my Favorite Books

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Hey y’all, so today I decided to do something a little fun, different, and (dare I say it) quirky. I’ve wanted to do a song to book post for a while now and this idea popped in my head as I was washing my hair so… let’s do it!

I grew up going to church every Sunday and humming along to Haitian hymns. I didn’t actually start taking an interest in Gospel music until middle school, when I was struggling a lot with my mental health. Though anxiety is still a constant struggle for me, my faith and the Good Lord’s Gospel definitely help me in managing it (along with self-care and therapy).

Today I’ll be trying this out with just five books, but who knows, this might end up being a thing I come back to. Without further ado, here are my book to Gospel associations.

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Author Interview: Christina Hammonds Reed

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Hey y’all, so my bookish dreams seem to be coming true because today I’ll be bringing you my first ever author interview! This is one of my pieces for the book tour of The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reed. Make sure to check out my full review and theme analysis too!

Without further ado, let’s get into it:

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Using my Psychology Degree to Analyze The Black Kids

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Hey y’all! Welcome to the my leg of The Black Kids Book Tour hosted by Hear Our Voices. I finished the last of my Psychology classes last month so I basically have a Psychology degree. I’ll be spending these next two semesters focusing on my English major, so that could probably help with future analyses.

Enough about me, let’s talk about this story.

The Narrative Structure

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The Black Kids (Book Review)

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Hey y’all, welcome to my ARC review of The Black Kids by Christina Hammonds Reeds. I’m part of the Hear Our Voices book tour for The Black Kids and my official date for the tour is tomorrow, so make sure to check back for some fun posts.

I feel like book twitter is always calling us out for how we’re all in love with fictional people but y’all! LaShawn could like… get it. If LaShawn was real, just know he’d be my man no questions asked.

He Doesn T Get It GIFs | Tenor

Trigger Warning: Racism, microaggressions, mention of depression, mention of suicide, physical abuse

Goodreads Synopsis

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