The Hookup Dilemma by Constance Gillam
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Book Review: The Hookup Dilemma by Constance Gillam

The Hookup Dilemma by Constance Gillam is a romantic novel featuring Rashida Howard and Elliott Quinn. Set in Atlanta, the opening chapter features a hook-up between Rashida and Elliott. Both make the idea of hook-ups utterly normal, without any guilt or regrets. However, later they realize that they are on the opposite ends of a […]

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5 Books to Honor Black Literacy Day

Move over Valentine’s day, there’s a new holiday on February 14th! As of 2021, February 14 has been named “National Black Literacy Day”. Semicolon Bookstore, a Black-owned bookstore based in Chicago, created this new holiday to honor and bring attention to literacy and the power of reading in education, especially amongst Black authors and readers.

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Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? Review and Interview

Book Review Yinka, Where is your Huzband? is such a delightful read! Set in South London, Yinka is a woman in her 30s who is still unmarried. Her British-Nigerian family is constantly asking about the whereabouts of her huzband, even going to such lengths as to praying publicly for her to find one. Yinka, annoyed

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Books that fit ‘That Girl’ Aesthetic + The Appeal: A Review

Niba gets into books that fit the ‘that girl’ aesthetic. According to Refinery 29, “‘that girl’ isn’t just healthy, she’s professionally successful and looks her best at every moment. She wakes up every morning at 5.30am so she can seize the day and her nails are always uniform, manicured and eternally chip-free.” Being “that girl”

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