Weekly Byte 1.0

Hi everyone! This week’s first file drop is technically late if you’re on the East coast but fine if you’re farther west lol. I may include covers next week, not sure yet of the exact format but scroll down for 5 books you might just need to acquire asap if you don’t already have them🤩🤗🙌🏾…

Hate Crush Blog Tour

Hi Everyone! It’s been a hot minute filled with craziness… actually it feels like whole centuries have passed since March, where the world as we knew it changed. In case you missed the gorgeous banner at the beginning of the post, I’m part of the blog tour for Hate Crush by Angelina M. Lopez which…

Coming Soon!

Hi! I’m going to be introducing a new segment to the blog, called The Weekly Byte. As you might imagine from the title, it’ll be a weekly post of itty bitty reviews ヽ(✿゚▽゚)ノEach review will consist of 1-2 sentences, 1 favorite quote and up to 3 emojis that capture the essence of the book. Since…

Hearts on Hold by Charish Reid

Hi!! It’s March and I’m catching up on reviews of books I’ve read 😊 So, Hearts on Hold by Charish Reid is the author’s second book and it is just as good as the first! It’s got a sexy professor and a hot librarian falling for each other with some lovin’ in the stacks!! Victoria…

Episode 8 – Enemies to Lovers + Hostage to Pleasure

Hello friends! Episode 8 is in the can (always wanted to say that lol) If you want to check out the podcast, it’s available on Spotify, Apple Podcast, as well as Anchor FM♥️ and I mentioned a number of books! Enemies to lovers is a delicious trope and Dorian and Ashaya were definitely adversaries at…

House Rules Excerpt 💗

Hello darlings!! It is finally February after a January that lasted 84 years 😂 House Rules by Ruby Lang is out February 10, 2020, which is next week!!! And I’m a part of the blog tour with an excerpt for y’all!!! As you can tell from the many exclamation points I’m very excited for this…

Authors of color you need in your library!

Hi! Episode Four of the podcast was full of recommendations, so without further ado, the links to everyone I mentioned 😊 RWA Implosion Timeline There’s a great deal of information that Claire Ryan has compiled and I am so thankful for all of her hard work! Jen Prokop’s Kirkus article This article helped me understand…

Love, Essie – The Podcast is here 🎙

Hello Everyone! It’s 2020! I can see clearer now 🤣🤣 and the world is doing a whole lot! I hope that the new year has been treating you well and that you’re able to achieve whatever you set your heart on❤️ As the title of the post suggests, I have a podcast! You might be…

Open House by Ruby Lang

Open House felt like a love letter to New York City in so many ways. Ruby does an excellent job of capturing the feel of New York, what these empty lot gardens feel like and how community springs up in unexpected ways amongst the concrete and glass. Magda and Tyson are two people who meet…