Tag Archives: Black Authors

Review: Rise to the Sun by Leah Johnson

Leah Johnson’s second YA novel, RISE TO THE SUN, is a summery, dramatic, fun story that weaves serious emotional pain and challenges with a story about friendship, falling in love, and realizing one’s importance in the world. Told via alternating … Continue reading

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Review: Like Vanessa by Tami Charles

Tami Charles’ LIKE VANESSA is a true gem for the 10-14 year old set. In fact, I enjoyed the book tremendously as well, and I’d highly recommend it as a “let’s read this together” book for caregivers and children. The … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Blade So Black by L. L. McKinney

L.L. McKinney’s A BLADE SO BLACK doesn’t waste time before running headlong into action in this exciting and inventive take on Alice in Wonderland. With an Alice who resembles Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Dark Angel’s Max Guevera more than any … Continue reading

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