The Best Books of January

I read a lot of books this January and honestly started more than I wanted to. My reading habits are often a sign of how distracted I am so instead of a wrap-up I’m just going to talk about the top books and some runner-ups that are worth a mention and potentially a read!

The Other Black Girl

I really, really enjoyed The Other Black Girl but I went into it without knowing really anything about it and was a little surprised by one big element. I’d definitely be interested in others opinions as they read the book.

New York Is Born

The City We Became By: N.K. Jemisin New York is born in the form of 5 avatars to protect it and an other worldly villain appears in order to try and stop it… And I try to sort out some mixed feelings in order to try to write a review about it.

Such a Fun Age

Such a Fun Age By: Kiley Reid This book has been on my radar for a while and I finally decided to pick it up and give it a go and I’m very glad I did. It’s a strong debut with great character work (my fav) and opens things up for some very meaningful discussions. … More Such a Fun Age

Anger, Grief and Human Nature in Three Billboards

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Directed By: Martin McDonagh Grade: A- I had been wanting to watch this one for a while and it was well worth the wait. Months since her daughter was murdered with no answers Mildred Hayes rents out three billboards calling out the police (especially the Chief). This sets off a … More Anger, Grief and Human Nature in Three Billboards