Promotional taglines for makeup products are not usually what comes to mind when I think of books I enjoy, but I can think of no other story that better fits the “easy, breezy, beautiful” motto than Elizabeth Lim’s Six Crimson Cranes. Easy. For a fantasy story in a land that comprises several different myths, Six […]
We Black and Nerds
It’s official — I am a Kalynn Bayron fan. Two books may seem too few to come to this proclamation but, as you can tell from my Cinderella is Dead review, she had me at hello. This Poison Heart makes her writing record a two-peat in my esteem, so please take the praise of the […]
Porshea discusses newly released books ‘Ace of Spades’ and ‘The Other Black Girl’ and compares how these thrillers seek to approach and address white supremacy.
Porshèa reviews Veronica Henry’s Dust Bowl-era carnival novel Bacchanal.
Porshea reviews ‘Son of the Storm’ as a part of Caffeine Book Tours.
Porshea reviews Sarah Dass’ debut novel ‘Where the Rhythm Takes You.’
#OwnVoices authors have long advocated for BIPOC taking on the tropes that the book community has explored again and again with majority white characters. One trope that I’m finding enjoyable in recent reads is awful protagonists – from A Song of Wraith and Ruin’s Karina, to The Black Kids’ Ashley, and Excuse Me While I […]
#WizardTeam is going into retirement.
Porshèa reviews ‘Grieving While Black: An Antiracist Take on Oppression and Sorrow.’
Porshèa reviews The Conductors, the debut historical fiction novel by Nicole Glover.
Porshèa reviews The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna.
Porshèa reviews Beverly Jenkins’ latest novel, ‘Wild Rain.’