Dear Haiti, Love Alaine (Book Review)

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It feels like forever since I did one of these book reviews. I’ve been reading a ton for my classes, I just haven’t written any reviews for those stories. But you didn’t come here to hear excuses, you came for a review and a review is what I’ll give you! *laughs maniacally*

This Haitian sister duo has restored my faith in Haitian authors everywhere. As if I could ever lose hope with Edwidge Danticat’s writing still out there.

The Good

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Beware the Kitten Holy ~ Lumberjanes Vol. 1 (Book Review)

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So, I had no idea that Amazon Prime had books that you could get for free with it (thank you Goodreads).

Lumberjanes is one of those graphic novel series that just about everyone has talked about at one point or another and with good reason. Now I understand just why it’s so popular!

Goodreads Synopsis

FRIENDSHIP TO THE MAX!

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3 Reasons to go Watch Harriet (Movie Review)

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Hey y’all, it’s been over a month since my last post but this has been in my drafts for a while now. I guess there’s no time like the present to post it.

I went to see Harriet last month with my mom. She’s not one for action movies, but she is a sucker for a black female lead. We both ended up loving the movie and I wish there was more buzz about it. Here are three reasons I enjoyed Harriet!

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Odd One Out (Book Review)

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Here’s to my second read of the Reading Rush. It was also an audiobook, but with a very different plot than Monday’s Not Coming. Here’s someone else’s artsy picture of Odd One Out.

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