Afro-Latino voices: a retelling of a classic

It's ironic that Black History Month is also the shortest month in the year. As if people agreed that they would finally decided to give black people recognition but as little as necessary. My posts this month are nothing but I hope to shed light on books written by writers of color. There's been discussions … Continue reading Afro-Latino voices: a retelling of a classic


Look Back Diaries: Ten Years Later

If you’ve been following me for even a month, you know that one of my favorite books is Pride and Prejudice and that in my spare time I devour P&P variations from Kindle Unlimited.   Seriously, don’t look at my Goodreads, it’s ridiculous.   Ten years ago, a few small named people: John Green and Bernie Su … Continue reading Look Back Diaries: Ten Years Later


Mr. Darcy’s deeds.

Welcome back friends!  No, I haven’t gone anywhere, I just…apparently took a week off to recuperate from my first out of state convention in 2 years.  I’ll post about that next week but for today let’s discuss something light and fun to read, Engaging Mr. Darcy by Rachel John. This is going to be short … Continue reading Mr. Darcy’s deeds.

It’s a Review. Looking back on some of my favorite reads of 2021

I know other blogs did this at the end of 2021 but I figured I'd start out the new year with a two-parter before I got back to the business of reading books. This week we'll be looking at some of my favorite reads from the last year (mostly because I want to squee over … Continue reading It’s a Review. Looking back on some of my favorite reads of 2021

The Bennet Women

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that if one has a story revolving around a miscommunication between a man and a woman and any key words from the original Jane Austen “Pride and Prejudice” is used, people will read it.    Such is the case of The Bennet Women by Eden Appiah-Kubi. In her authors notes she … Continue reading The Bennet Women

Propriety for the Modern Time

As we all know, I love Pride and Prejudice variations of all kind.  I’m thinking and so far, I don’t think I’ve found one I’ve really disliked.  Some are not suited to my taste but usually, I can enjoy it.  And I’ve especially found that POC variations are wonderfully engaging, giving the reader a deeper insight into how … Continue reading Propriety for the Modern Time

Lizzie Bennet, Vampire

If I am completely honest, I've read a few Mr. Darcy, vampire book in my time. Mostly, as we've seen from my previous review, I like vampire books...some of them. And I like Pride and Prejudice variations. I'm a sucker like that. So when my Amazon Kindle Unlimited sent me a notification telling me that … Continue reading Lizzie Bennet, Vampire

Pride Goeth before the Fall

Remember several posts back when I spoke about my guilty pleasure of reading Pride and Prejudice AU's? Well, recently I stumbled across Pride- an Afro-Latino retelling. Because I'm a junkie for almost every version I can find, of course I picked it up for a read. Pride by Izo Zoboi is the story of the … Continue reading Pride Goeth before the Fall