Author Interview, Blog, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Blkstacks Book Recs + Dancing with Numbers with Tricia M. Taitt

Using her bookseller skills, content contributor Alana Amore Colvin (the admin behind blkstacks on instagram and youtube) provides book recommendations for folks looking to expand their reading taste to include more black women writers! Stacks keeps it simple giving listeners the starter pack for black femme literature. More on black femme literature, Renee chats with […]

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Author Interview, Book Reviews, Podcast Shownotes

Love in the Time of Serial Killers Review + A Cat-and-Mouse Thriller in the Jim Crow South with Wanda M. Morris

In the first segment, Jordy sits down to discuss one of her favorite books of this year. Love in the Time of Serial Killers gives us the spice we need, the laughs we want, and the insight we weren’t expecting. Wanda M. Morris’ sophomore thriller, Anywhere You Run, comes out this week and Renee wants

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Author Interview, Blog, Podcast Shownotes

Empathy, Astrology, and Kinship with Candice Carty-Williams

Empathy, Astrology, and Kinship with Candice Carty-Williams Ashley interviewed Candice Carty-Williams about her novel, “People Person”. Ashley asked about creating kinship within long-lost family, using social media for validation, and Candice’s thoughts on romantic relationships. Ashley and Candice also share their big 3 in astrology.  Book content warning: death, mention of blood, revenge porn Book

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Blog, Book Reviews

Book Review: The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes

Yami is not your typical Catholic school student. She is Mexican-American, has two immigrant parents (one of whom was deported to Mexico), and is gay.  After her brother, Cesar, kept getting harassed and bullied at their previous public school, Yami and Cesar’s mother, Maria, transferred them to Slayton, a preppy Catholic school. Slayton is primarily

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Podcast Shownotes

Brooklyn, Bookstagram, & Community

Alana sits down with Trae of @blkbookswap and Fayola of @readingforblacklives to discuss the origin and work of their Brooklyn/Bookstagram based orgs. This conversation breaks down the importance of community, representation, and what it’s like incorporating white people into communal spaces while holding space for poc.  Bookstores Mentioned:   CafeConLibros: Website // Instagram Adanne: Website //

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