Book Reviews

Black History Books to Take You Beyond February

At the beginning of the month, the number one question posed on social media was what should I read for Black History month? A simple enough question but the answer that kept coming up was either The Help or the Secret Life of Bees. Don’t get me wrong. I am sure they are perfectly fine books.… Continue reading Black History Books to Take You Beyond February

Sunday Post

Sunday Post: No. 28

“Over hill, over dale, Thorough bush, thorough brier, Over park, over pale, Thorough flood, thorough fire, I do wander everywhere, Swifter than the moon’s sphere;” This quote, from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, sums up my afternoon. You see, in order to finish my bookcase I need T and L Brackets. It’ll brace my shelves from… Continue reading Sunday Post: No. 28

Fierce Femme Friday

Fierce Femme Friday: A Historical Girl Crush, A Guest Post by Kianna Alexander

Picture it. It’s the night of March 16, 1991. In Durham, North Carolina, a nerdy, awkward little black girl in glasses, with a penchant for making up stories, is up way past her bedtime. She’s more excited than she’s ever been, at least for something coming on television. It’s the weekend, and she’s staying overnight… Continue reading Fierce Femme Friday: A Historical Girl Crush, A Guest Post by Kianna Alexander

Book Reviews

The Historical Fiction Romance Books That You Need to Be Dating Right Now

It’s Valentine’s Day, the perfect time to pick out a historical fiction romance novel to enjoy with some wine and chocolate. Trust me, books love wine. I have compiled a list of books that you should be bringing home with you tonight for a bit of literary romance. 1. I Shall Be Near to You… Continue reading The Historical Fiction Romance Books That You Need to Be Dating Right Now

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Phantom’s Apprentice

This is not the Phantom of the Opera that you are used to…and that is a good thing.  Finally, we get to see the story from Christine’s perspective. With this fresh perspective, we get a whole new side of the story and it’s not the seductive male-centric romance that it once was. Heather does something not… Continue reading Book Review: The Phantom’s Apprentice

Fierce Femme Friday

Fierce Femme Friday: Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler: America’s First African-American Female Doctor, A Guest Post by Beverly Jenkins

One of the joys of being a historical romance writer is not only weaving stories of two people finding their way to love, but conducting the research as well. My go-to book for that is, We Are Your Sisters: Black Women of the 19th Century, edited by historian Dorothy A. Sterling. In it are excerpts… Continue reading Fierce Femme Friday: Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler: America’s First African-American Female Doctor, A Guest Post by Beverly Jenkins