I have never read a book like this before. West African mythology and history + a Black, queer MC + an interdimensional, genderqueer alien (who is also part demon)... this story has it all and more. While I can't say that I would highly recommend it due to the disjointed and somewhat messy writing, I am glad that I read it, and I would encourage anyone who is interested in a very unique reading experience to give it a try, especially if you typically enjoy YA... Click to continue reading!
This book was an absolute blast. Caribbean magical realism, a dystopian future, and an ending that had me in tears, both happy and sad. One hell of a ride that I can't recommend enough... Click to continue reading!
I’ll admit that I am not particularly drawn to vampire novels. I don’t know why; I guess I just always think of Twilight and immediately assume the worst (apologies to any Twilight fans who may be reading). But when I found out about this LGBTQ vampire novel penned by a Black, lesbian author in the early 1990s, I knew that I would never again think of vampire novels in the same light... Click to continue reading!