Library Loot Wednesday

Library Loot Wednesday

Three very interesting books this week! Two fiction books, one for the Year of the Asian Reading Challenge, and one for Black History Month. Plus a nonfiction book on emotional labor. Black Enough is an anthology of Young Adult stories about being black in America, and all the variety that can mean. The Girl King … Continue reading

Book Review: A Blade So Black

Book Review: A Blade So Black

A Blade So Black by L. L. McKinney Young Adult/Fantasy/Fairy-Tale Retelling 370 pages Published September 2018 I’ve seen the point brought up that so many fantasy protagonists have really neglectful parents. Who lets their kid be gone for an unknown amount of time doing something “important” that their kid refuses to tell them about because … Continue reading

Sunday Stuff

Sunday Stuff

Kitty knows it’s a lazy Sunday! So I did warn you all that there might be some gaps coming up between posts – and yeah, that’s going to start this week. I just haven’t been reading enough as we start the moving process, and we haven’t even really gotten into the thick of it yet! … Continue reading

Friday 56 – A Blade So Black

Friday 56 – A Blade So Black

The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple – turn to page 56 in your current read (or 56% in your e-reader) and post a few non-spoilery sentences. This week’s quote is from A Blade So Black by L. L. McKinney, an Alice-in-Wonderland-inspired fantasy with a black Alice. Here she’s talking … Continue reading