Worth the Read? Killmonger #4 Comic Book Review

In response to the spiked interest in Killmonger after the debut of Black Panther in cinemas last year, Marvel gave the character his own five-part comic book series. I have been reading the run and reviewing each part. Curious whether or not you should purchase the comic? See my take on part four: Until next…

5 Books Give Away: National Poetry / Arab American Heritage Month

In honor of National Poetry Month and Arab American Heritage Month, I am giving away 5 BOOKS! –salt. by nayyirah waheed –bone by YRSA DALEY-WARD –milk and honey by rupi kaur –teaching my mother how to give birth by Warsan Shire –The Moor’s Account by LAILA LALAMI Ways to enter: 1. Subscribe to me on…

Comics I Stan

What’s a book with words and pictures that isn’t a graphic novel? A comic book! Many know that I have a propensity for reading books; well, that love also extends to comics. Watch to see what current comics are holding my interest and which ones you might want to skip: Until next time, remember to…

Killmonger #3 (Comic Book Review)

As we continue to explore the fie part Killmonger series, I have added my most recent review: If you are reading, or have read, I would love to know your thoughts below. Until next time, remember to give time time and have the best day of your life–on purpose! – Ms. Malcolm Hughes

Difficult Women by Roxane Gay (Book Review)

I could not allow for Women’s History Month to end without takin a moment to recognize a book that I hold dear. Not only is the book superbly written, but it honors the entire being of a women in a way that makes one feel whole. It is uncomfortable in its rawness at times, but…

Staying in Love: “People Seem too Crazy so I Read a Book”

The title is a line sang by Kelis on her album Food. Let me assure you that she was correct; humans are weird. No, sincerely. Recently I was hanging out with this woman who seemed cool. I was flowing, she was flowing, it had a rhythm. After our last date, we had our first kiss….

My Vegan Food Experience in Mexico City, Mexico

As someone who practices veganism, I was very excited to visit Mexico City, Mexico, as it has the most vegan and vegetarian friendly restaurants in all of Latin America. Did Mexico City live up to my expectations? Like all other places, yes and no. To find out which restaurants are worth visiting, and which you…

Children of Blood and Bone (Book Review)

What’s the best book you read last year? It was such a good year of reading for me, but one of my topic books was definitely Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. What makes the story so beautiful for me is the fantasy realm that I was transported to each time I opened…

Killmonger 1 & 2 Comic Book Review

Each of us felt captivated by the portrayal of the character on the big screen, but can he keep that same engagement with his own comic book? There’s only one way to know–to read it! I have decided to read and review the five-part comic book series and share it here. I hope you enjoy…

21 Years of Pedophilia and Abuse

I am not a religious human, but the United States of America is unofficially a Christian nation. Understanding this, there is a scripture in the New International Version of the Bible, “Matthew 25:45”, which reads, “Truly I tell you, whatever you did not do for one of the least of these, you did not do…

All About Love (Book Giveaway)

In honor of Valentine’s Day and Black History Month, I am giving away All About Love by bell hooks. How to Enter: 1. Follow me on instagram (@msmalcolmhughes) 2. Tag 2 friends underneath the post of the book Winner Announcement: The winner will be announced on Valentine’s Day via Instagram live. GOOD LUCK! Until next…

Life Reflections on a Plane to Mexico

It is 9:53 am on Friday, January 18, 2019, and I am sitting on a plane, a little over two hours from landing in Mexico City. I am going back and forth between listening to music and reading Eat, Pray, Love. Her feelings and the desire to go, to master a language, to be, to…

Have You Considered a Life Coach?

It’s a new year and many of us have set goals and reflected on where we would like to evolve in our lives. As prior years and to-do lists have proven, sometimes the initial momentum fades, the journey begins to feel more like a struggle, or even taking the first step feels daunting. Before you…

Biggest Lesson I Learned in 2018

Fly, take up space and trust your instincts. Looking back on 2018 I can say that it was a whirlwind year full of many emotions, growth and reconditioning myself to trust my internal voice. In life, we are so often taught the way that things should be: be a good student, excel academically, go to…

Nancy Drew (Comic Book Review)

Did you spend hours as a child searching for clues and solving mysteries with Nancy Drew? If so, you will approach this series with a much different perspective than I did. I found the series to be enjoyable, though a bit disappointing in the end. To watch my full review, click play below :): Did…

Music Choice: “I Wish I Never Met You” by Domo Wilson

A part of me hates that I really like this song. Like most people who watched their relationship mature, and eventually devolve, I don’t care to see Domo and Crissy continue to rip each other to shreds in the public eye, but the music lover in me can acknowledge the way that Domo elevated her…

The Book You Should Read Before 2018 Ends

A book that has changed my life is The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Below I have described in detail why everyone should read the book: Here’s is an older review for the book I created years ago: Have you read the book? Will you revisit soon? How has it changed your life? Until next time,…

Music Choice: Tamia

Tamia is one of those rare talents whose voice is a superb today as it was when he first heard her years ago. For some reason, her album seemed to slide under the radar and did not receive as much attention as it rightfully deserved. In order to try to change that, I have selected…

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Film Review)

Where are my fellow Potterheads? What were your thoughts on the newest addition to the Wizarding World? I have a few thoughts: Let me know your feelings about the movie! Until next time, remember to give time time and have the best day of your life! – Ms. Malcolm Hughes