Book Reviews

Something Better than Home: A Review

My review of Something Better than Home originally appeared at The BLLC Review.  Something Better than Home by Leona Beasley is coming of age story about a young Black lesbian growing up in the post-Civil Rights era South. At first glance this book doesn’t seem like young adult fiction, but it is, and I wish that it… Continue reading Something Better than Home: A Review

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Book Reviews

Lyric and Blake: A brief review

Lyric and Blake by V. Nikki Jones My rating: 4 of 5 stars Lyric and Blake is exactly what you’d think a short novel about pre-teens would be: full of messy, smart-alecky kids trying to figure out who they are and how to get through the next class period. What’s most compelling about Lyric and… Continue reading Lyric and Blake: A brief review