Good books I’ve read recently

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo First line: Babygirl doesn't even cry when I suck my teeth and undo her braid for the fourth time.Last line: With love & a sprinkling of cinnamon, always, EKeywords: YA, cooking, a little bit of magic, high school, a new boy, family, best friends I've read other… Continue reading Good books I’ve read recently

Life, lately (the ice-cream truck & a summer playlist)

The ice-cream truck man is nice. This past Sunday, the last day of June, I heard the unmistakable sound of the ice-cream truck in my neighborhood. I did the thing you're supposed to do and ran outside, barefoot. Two younger boys came out shortly after from the home right next to mine. I'm ninety-nine percent… Continue reading Life, lately (the ice-cream truck & a summer playlist)

My 2019 summer bucket list & collab with Olivia @ Purely Olivia! (warning: lengthy post ahead)

I write down a lot of stuff. I am a writer-downer. Whenever I feel stressed/upset/excited/normal, one of my first instincts is to find paper and something to write with. It feels nicer when my thoughts are out where I can see and touch them than when they’re stuck in my head and creating traffic jams.… Continue reading My 2019 summer bucket list & collab with Olivia @ Purely Olivia! (warning: lengthy post ahead)

More new and upcoming books I have my eye on

Last week I posted a list of ten new and upcoming books, and today I have ten more. There's just so many good books! With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo Release date: May 7, 2019Genre: Young adult contemporaryThoughts: High school, working, college applications, a baby, cooking, a little bit of magic, best friend,… Continue reading More new and upcoming books I have my eye on