My April Reads, Including Those For National Poetry Month

Happy National Poetry Month! I’m so excited to share that I will be reading and reviewing 7 books during the month of April. 1. This Close To Okay by Leesa Cross-Smite2. Pain by Daneto3. Call Me Toni by Deana Dean4. Divorcing Atlanta by Timmothy Mccann5. Bruised Gospels by Phillip B. Williams 6. teaching my mother…

‘Divorcing Atlanta’ is Full Of Unexpected Twists (Book Review)

Though not at all what I expected, I really enjoyed reading this book! This book follows four individuals (two couples) whose lives become intertwined because of an affair. Another piece that binds them all together is that they are each on the brink of what they perceive to be greatness. The novel begins with one…

7 Books I’ll Always Own

Hey good people! I felt compelled to share with you all 7 books that will always be a part of my book collection. Find out which books they are and why: I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you can head over there and provide tips as a form of…

Is ‘Between the World and Me’ Worth the Hype? (Book Review)

In 2015, when Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates was released, it received much praise, and he was even awarded a Genius grant. Here’s the question, is it deserving of the many accolades? See my full review to find out: I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you…

Is ‘Life After Death’ Worth the Wait? (Book Review)

Reading Life After Death by Sister Souljah was in many ways its own purgatory. See my full review to find out why: I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you can head over there and provide tips as a form of gratitude and appreciation. You can also join me on…

‘A Deeper Love Inside’ Book Review

I’ve come to the realization that when reviewing Sister Souljah’s books they have to be reviewed from two lenses: 1. Continuing the storyline of The Coldest Winter Ever (TCWE), and 2. As a completely separate story. When reviewing A Deeper Love Inside as a continuation of TCWE then there are many gaps and inconsistencies in…

Review of ‘Just As I Am’ by Cicely Tyson

An attempt to capture a lifetime in a book can be a challenging undertaking. Just As I Am by Cicely Tyson is no exception. Though enlightening in many places, there are a number of missteps and missed opportunities that cause me to give this book a grade of C. Watch the video below to find…

The Queer Novella You Need In Your Life

I am perpetually in search of a queer novel that will pierce my heart. This book is one of those. Click the video below to see my review of Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole. I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you can head over there and provide…

My February Reads And Book Giveaway Winners Announced

Happy Black History Month! I’m so excited to share that I will be reading and reviewing 7 books during the month of February. 1. Just Am I Am by Cicely Tyson2. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates3. A Deeper Love Inside by Sister Souljah4. Caste by Isabel Wilkerson5. The Alchemyst by Michael Scott…

Why ‘Citizen’ is Necessary Reading

There is a book that you are told to read. You wonder if it will live up to the praise your friends have bestowed upon it. Then, you read it. You read it and it does not disappoint. Click the video below to find out all the ways Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine…

Is ‘Boy Crazy 2’ As Good As The First Book?

Writing a book is challenging. Writing a sequel is arguably harder to do well. Does Boy Crazy 2 by Deana Dean live up to the rave reviews of the first one? Click the video below to find out :). I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you can head over…

What Would Martin Say? This Book Attempts To Answer That Question

Questioning what someone you greatly admire may say in certain situations is common. Maybe the person you often ponder about is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. If so, this book may be of interest. Watch my full review for details. I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you can head…

Book Predictions for ‘Life After Death’ by Sister Souljah

Will Winter evolve or remain as the person we got to know in The Coldest Winter Ever? Watch my predictions in the video below. I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you can head over there and provide tips as a form of gratitude and appreciation. You can also join…

Let’s Talk About ‘The Coldest Winter Ever’ by Sister Souljah

Let’s talk about this novel that is such a critical part of our literary childhoods. I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you can head over there and provide tips as a form of gratitude and appreciation. You can also join me on goodreads. -Porscheoy Brice

Review of the ‘1619 Project’ from the NYT

There are moments in life when the past, present, and future merge to meet you here, at this moment. The 1619 Project from the New York Times is one of those moments. It is impossible to read this newspaper and magazine and not feel the heft of generational pain, despair, fortitude, and pride converge within…

Does Twilight Age Well? (Book Review)

In honor of Midnight Sun being released from Stephenie Meyer, I am reading and reviewing the entire series. See my review of the first book in the series: I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you can head over there and provide tips as a form of gratitude and appreciation….

The Vanishing Half | Book Review

  Join me as I review the newest bestseller from author Brit Bennett. I’m also a reviewer for reedsydiscovery, so, if you like my reviews, you can head over there and provide tips as a form of gratitude and appreciation. -Porscheoy Brice