5 Tips for Getting Out of a Reading Slump + Book Recommendations

5 Tips for Getting out of a Reading Slump + book recs from my go-to genres to get out of a slump.
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Women's History Month + March Monthly Book Box Titles

It's March and you know what that means! Time to celebrate strong, bad-ass women with this month's picks. Learn more about Women's History Month and this month's diverse book box titles.
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Tuma Book Rant: Dear Senthuran-Black Spirit Memoir by Akwaeke Emezi

Glowing review of Akwaeke Emezi's newest memoir, Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir.
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Tuma Book Rant: Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin

Giovanni's Roomy James Baldwin won't be for everyone, but I recommend that everyone give it a try if they happen to come across it. I felt I'd just finished reading something profound, but wasn't sure how I felt about it. Did I "like" it or not, in simple terms? I can't say. Will Giovanni & James take up room in a brain for a while? Yes, must definitely.
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Tuma Book Rant: Let's Talk About Love by Claire Kann

Highly recommended romance with BIPOC Ace rep for diversity, humor, and mega sweetness. 💜
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Tuma Book Rant: Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia

Highly recommend to anyone who enjoys fantasy-adventure and is curious about African and African-American folklore and legends.
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Tuma Book Rant: And Now She's Gone by Rachell Howzell Hall

And Now She's Gone is definitely one I would recommend if you're looking for Black, female PI leads (which is rare) and love thrillers with surprising twists at the end.
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Newish Jan/Feb Releases by Black Writers

Newish Jan/Feb Releases by Black Writers

Here are some recent publications by Black Writers released in January and February 2021.
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Book Rant: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin (Review)

Review on If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin. Read my thoughts on this book-to-film.
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TBR: Black Authors (Contemporary & Modern--Mixed Genres)

Current TBR (to be read) pile consists of Black writers, old and new.
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