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Lone Women by Victor LaValle

*Thank you to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with an ARC in exchange for my honest review. Publication Date: March 28, 2023 Publisher: One World Pages: 304 Genre: Horror Rating: 5/5 Lone Women is an excellent historical horror novel. The story follows Adelaide, a black woman in the early 1910's, who is leaving… Continue reading Lone Women by Victor LaValle

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A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Publication Date: March 26, 2019 Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 462 Genre: Historical Fiction Rating: 5/5 A Gentleman in Moscow is a beautifully told story that follows our narrator, Rostov, from when he is sentenced by the Russian government to house arrest in a luxurious hotel and his life from then. This historical fiction was engrossing,… Continue reading A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

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Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith

Publication Date: September 5, 2017 Publisher: Graywolf Press Pages: 96 Genre: Poetry Rating: 5/5 Don't Call Us Dead is a powerful collection of poetry by Danez Smith that deals with police brutality on Black people, sexuality, and Smith's HIV diagnosis. This collection of mostly short poems are brilliant and evocatively told. Smith's anger, despair, and… Continue reading Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith