January was a great month for reading! I read 15 phenomenal books including picture books, chapter books, middle grade, YA, adult fiction and non-fiction. Read to see my five favorite reads in January.
How to launch a freelance career, the editing society in Nigeria, two favorite podcast episodes, and a list of Caribbean books to look out for in 2019.
Anissa Gray’s debut novel is a powerful look at the ways only family can hurt us. The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls boasts a lineup of compelling women with serious, complex issues.
I spoke to Farafina managing editor, Enajite Efemuaye about her (very cool) job, how she got there, her work in training editors, and book publishing in Nigeria.
The list includes memoirs, middle-grade novels, YA, and of course, literary fiction.
In Genesis Begins Again, thirteen-year-old Genesis grapples with intense self-hate worsened by her father’s verbal abuse and her grandmother’s backward ideologies about skin color.