Reviews by Category


Children of Blood and Bone – Tomi Adeyemi

Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda – Becky Albertalli

Swing – Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess

The Secrets of Life and Death: Rebecca Alexander

The Immortalists – Chloe Benjamin

Open Door Invitation: Carney, Dee

Blackass – A. Igoni Barrett

The Girl with All the Gifts – M.R. Carey

Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

The Water Dancer – Ta-Nehisi Coates

It Devours! – Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald: Therese Anne Fowler

Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman

The Little Paris Bookshop: Nina George

The Regional Office Is Under Attack! – Manuel Gonzales

We Love You, Charlie Freeman – Kaitlyn Greenidge

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before – Jenny Han (Book and Film)

Death Angel: Howard, Linda

You Should Have Known: Hanff Korelitz, Jean

When She Woke: Jordan, Hillary

How Long ‘Til Black Future Month? – N.K. Jemisin

An American Marriage: A Novel – Tayari Jones

Darius The Great Is Not Okay – Adib Khorram

Mr. Mercedes: Stephen King

Finders Keepers: Stephen King

Revival: Stephen King

Sleeping Beauties – Stephen King & Owen King

BuzzFeed Book Challenge – Ophelia by Lisa Klein

A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle

She Would Be King – Wayétu Moore

Me Before You: JoJo Moyes

Girls of Paper and Fire – Natasha Ngan

Gingerbread – Helen Oyeyemi

Railhead/Black Light Express – Philip Reeve

Dealing in Dreams – Lilliam Rivera

Gaijin: Remittance Girl

The Execution of Noa P Singleton: Elizabeth L. Silver

Bloodleaf – Crystal Smith

Baby Teeth – Zoje Stage

Sadie – Courtney Summers

The Shore: Sara Taylor

The Bricks That Built the Houses – Kate Tempest

Annihilation – Jeff Vandermeer

The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

Everything, Everything – Nicola Yoon

Non – Fiction

We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I’m Judging You: A Do-Better Manual by Luvvie Ajayi

Modern Romance: Aziz Ansari

Spinster: Kate Bolick

Between the World and Me: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Well-Read Black Girl – Glory Edim

Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family – Anika Fajardo

Barracoon: The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” – Zora Neale Hurston

This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America – Morgan Jerkins

Dead Wake: Erik Larson

Balance Is B.S.: How To Have A Work. Life. Blend – Tamara Loehr

One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter – Scaachi Koul

Empire of Sin: Gary Krist

Orange is the New Black: Kerman, Piper

Trust No Aunty – Maria Qamar

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist – Franchesca Ramsey

This Is Just My Face, Try Not To Stare – Gabourey Sidibe

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger – Rebecca Traister


Every Word You Cannot Say – Iain S. Thomas


The Mother of Black Hollywood – Jenifer Lewis

The Autobiography of Gucci Mane – Gucci Mane with Neil Martinez-Belkin

Becoming – Michelle Obama

Author Spotlight

Author Spotlight: Tara T. Stallings


Words of Lust: Lise Horton

Banned Books

Tropic of Cancer: Henry Miller

Game of Thrones Recaps – Season 5

The Wars to Come
The House of Black and White
High Sparrow
Sons of the Harpy
Kill the Boy
Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken
The Gift
The Dance of Dragons
Mother’s Mercy

Game of Thrones – Season 6

The Red Woman
Book of the Stranger
The Door
Condensed Recap
Battle of the Bastards
The Winds of Winter (Season Finale)

Game of Thrones – Season 7

Dragonstone (Season Premiere)
The Queen’s Justice
The Spoils of War
Beyond the Wall
The Dragon and the Wolf (Season Finale)

Game of Thrones – Season 8

Winterfell (Season Premiere)
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
The Long Night
The Last of the Starks
The Bells
The Iron Throne (Series Finale)

Outlander – Season 1 (Begins mid-season)

By the Pricking of My Thumbs
The Devil’s Mark
The Watch
The Search
Wentworth Prison
To Ransom a Man’s Soul

Outlander – Season 2

Through a Glass, Darkly (Season Premiere)
Not in Scotland Anymore
Useful Occupations and Deceptions
La Dame Blanche
Untimely Resurrection/Best Laid Schemes
The Fox’s Lair/Je Suis Prest

Outlander – Season 3

Outlander – Season 3 Trailer

The Walking Dead – Season 6

First Time Again (season premiere)
Thank You
Here’s Not Here
Always Accountable
Heads Up
Start to Finish
The Walking Dead – Happy Valentine’s Day
No Way Out
The Next World
Knots Untie
Not Tomorrow Yet
The Same Boat
Twice as Far
Last Day On Earth (Season Finale)

The Walking Dead – Season 7

The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be (Season Premiere)
The Well
The Cell
Sing Me a Song
Hearts Still Beating (Mid-Season Finale)
Rock in the Road
New Best Friends
Hostiles and Calamities
Say Yes
Bury Me Here
The Other Side
Something They Need
The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (Season Finale)

The Walking Dead – Season 8

Mercy (Season Premiere)
The Damned
Some Guy
The Big Scary U
The King, the Widow and Rick
Time for After
How It’s Gotta Be (Mid-Season Finale)
Honor (Mid-Season Premiere)
The Lost and the Plunderers
Double Feature
Do Not Send Us Astray
Still Gotta Mean Something
Wrath (Season Finale)

The Walking Dead – Season 9

Season 9 Premiere
The Walking Dead – Saying Goodbye to Rick Grimes
The Walking Dead – Finally Catching Up
Rick’s Last Episode
The Walking Dead – I Have Some Damn Thoughts
The Walking Dead – They Call Her Alpha For A Reason
The Walking Dead – Will This Show Ever Stop Breaking My Heart?

Special Events

Outlander Mid-Season Premiere (NYC) 2015

Book Con 2015

Papal Visit to NYC (2015)

Eat, Drink & Be Literary

Eat, Drink & Be Literary: Zadie Smith

Book Con 2017

Eat, Drink & Be Literary – Jacqueline Woodson

Gabrielle Union Book Launch – Gramercy Theatre (NY)

Book Con 2018 is coming!!

Eat, Drink & Be Literary 2018

Eat, Drink & Be Literary – Hari Kunzru

Event Updates!!

Tyra Banks Book Event!

Book Expo 2018

Book Con 2018

So Long, Summer!!

Unbound – Dapper Dan: Made in Harlem Book Launch


No, Thank You: Rejection and Writing

Writers Reviewing: An Ethical Dilemma

My First Time Reading: Junot Diaz

My First Time Reading: Salman Rushdie

My First Time Reading: Helen Oyeyemi


Worst Hangover Ever

Moving Forward

Other Stuff

Levar Burton Reads to Adults & We Are Overjoyed

San Diego Comic-Con: Panels

Podcast Alert! – Movies in the Buff

Levar Burton Reads is BAAAACCCKKKK!!

Podcast News!

Buzzfeed Book Challenge

BuzzFeed Book Challenge – Next Book!

BuzzFeed Book Challenge – What Will I Read Next?

BuzzFeed Book Challenge – What’s Next?

Movies in the Buff Podcast – My Episode is Live!

BuzzFeed Book Challenge – How Were the Movies??

BuzzFeed Book Challenge – Dumplin’

BuzzFeed Book Challenge – Up Next!

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