The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, Anissa Gray

“But how do you tell somebody what it’s like to have reality rolling in on you in waves, knocking you to your knees...” Althea is the oldest Butler sibling. She’s been through a lot, having to raise her siblings when her mother passed. But now, the Butlers are all grown up, and Althea and her… Continue reading The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, Anissa Gray

Ace of Spades, Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Look at this cover! Someone calling themselves Aces is targeting two students at the top of their class. Why are their secrets exposed to the school instead of others who are also in a position to be seen? Told in alternating perspectives, we read this inclusive story that turns into a mystery/thriller, as Devon and… Continue reading Ace of Spades, Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

The Menopause Manifesto, Jen Gunter

I follow Dr. Gunter on Twitter, and you can’t imagine the relief when I heard she was releasing a book for those of us suffering from menopause. It’s definitely not something that my generation of mothers or grandmothers talked about. After a partial hysterectomy, I’ve been suffering from symptoms for seven years. It’s been poorly… Continue reading The Menopause Manifesto, Jen Gunter

Lucky Girl, Jamie Pacton

Lucky Girl Jamie PactonGenre: Young Adult ContemporaryPublishing Date: May 11, 2021 About the Book: A hilarious and poignant reflection on what money can and cannot fix58,642,129. That’s how many dollars seventeen-year-old Fortuna Jane Belleweather just won in the lotto jackpot. It’s also about how many reasons she has for not coming forward to claim her… Continue reading Lucky Girl, Jamie Pacton