Children of Virtue and Vengeance, by Tomi Adeyemi

Characters : ★★★★☆ Plot : ★★★☆☆ Writing: ★★★★☆ Children of Virtue and Vengeance is the second instalment of the Legacy of Orïsha series. Set in a fictionalized Nigeria referred to as Orïsha, the novel follows Zélie, Amari, and Inan as they recover from the events of the first book. The reader moves from one consciousness …

Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi

Before talking about the text, can we just acknowledge how beautiful this cover is ? The artwork is just stunning. Now, the book itself : wow. I've read a lot of fantasy in my life and this is one of the best so far. Tomi Adeyemi did a wonderful job at world building and character …

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, by Erika L. Sánchez

In 2020, I wanted to read more books from Latinx authors. (More about that in future posts! 😉 ) I had zeroed in on this book because of its title. I'm very curious about second generation immigrant experiences, although, they are not really immigrants if they are born in the country their parents immigrated to, …