Tuma Book Rant: Two Times Removed, edited by Tiara Jade Chutkhan (Review)

Tuma Book Rant: Two Times Removed, edited by Tiara Jade Chutkhan (Review)

Review of Two Times Removed: An Anthology of Indo-Caribbean Fiction, edited by Tiara Jade Chutkhan
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Tuma's Recent Reads (May 2022)

Tuma's Recent Reads (May 2022)

I read seven books in May, a world record for this mood reader! Check out my quick thoughts on my recent reads.
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Tuma Book Rant: Reading the Ceiling by Dayo Foster

Book rant on Reading the Ceiling by Dayo Foster, a Gambian writer. Read my thoughts on my first book by a writer who shares my ethnic background.
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[Quick Tuma Rant] Wild Rain by Beverly Jenkins and The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Brief reviews on two recent March 2022 reads--Wild Rain by Beverly Jenkins and The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones.
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Tuma Rant: Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi (Review)

Tuma adored this prequel to Pet by Akwaeke Emezi! When reading Pet, I loved Jam and her best friend. But I was deeply intrigued by her parents. Bitter and Aloe. I wanted to learn more about this lovely couple who seemed so different but we're utterly accepting of their daughter's gender identity.
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Tuma Rant: Review of The Heartstopper series by Alice Oseman

Heartstopper series by Alice Oseman is highly recommended for anyone who enjoys gushy, heartfelt YA Queer Romance. 💜
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Book Rant: Review for A Meeting of Two Prophets by Judah Tasa

A Meeting of Two Prophets by Judah Tasa is a book that EVERY person needs to read, but especially queer Jewish and Muslim teens.
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Tuma Book Rant: Aristotle and Dante series by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Review of Aristotle and Dante Series: If you're looking for a gushy, heartwarming queer romance with amazing, easy-to-love characters and authentic Mexican rep, I highly highly recommend this duology. 
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Tuma Book Rant: Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich (Review)

Future Home of the Living God had a fascinating concept that reminded me of Handmaid's Tale and made me want to give it a try. Read my thoughts on this book.
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Tuma Book Rant: Pet by Akwaeke Emezi (Middle Grade Fantasy)

Read Tuma's thoughts on Pet by Akwaeke Emezi.
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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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