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32 Candles by Ernessa T. Carter


A Cuban Girls Guide To Tea & Tomorrow by Laura Taylor Namey

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry 

A Universe Of Wishes Anthology Edited by Dhonielle Clayton

A Woman in Her Prime by Asare Konadu

Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert

Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Anna & the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins


Babylon Sisters by Pearl Cleage

Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston

Before We Visit the Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Black Skins & White Masks by Frantz Fanon

The Blacker the Berry by Wallace Thurman

Blood Like Magic by Liselle Sambury

Bride of the Sea by Eman Quotah


Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas

Changes: A Love Story by Ama Ata Aidoo

Children of Blood and Bone by Toni Adeyemi

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

Come On In: 15 Stories About Immigration & Finding Home Edited by Adi Alsaid

Crick Crack, Monkey by Merle Hodge


The Deep by Rivers Solomon

The DUFF by Kody Keplinger


Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier

Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty

The Everything Box by Richard Kadrey


Face Me: a decleration by Olivia Keenan

Far From the Tree by Virginia DeBerry & Donna Grant

The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton

The Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

Flyy Girl by Omar Tyree

for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow was enuf by Ntozake Shange

Forward Me Back to You by Mitali Perkins

Friday Nights At Honeybee’s by Andrea Smith

Fruit of the Lemon by Andrea Levy

Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta

Furia by Yamile Saied Mendez


Game of the Gods by Paolo Maurensig

Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

The Golem & The Jinni by Helene Wecker


Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

The Hidden Palace by Helene Wecker

The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune

Hunted By the Sky by Tanaz Bhathena


Imaginary Men by Anjali Banerjee

The Incredible Shrinking Woman by Athena Dixon


Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee

The Joys of Motherhood by Buchi Emecheta

Juneteenth by Ralph Ellison 


Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang


The Land by Mildred D. Taylor

Last Man In Tower by Aravind Adiga

Like Home by Louisa Onomé

Lola & The Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid


The Mirror Visitor by Christelle Dabos

The Missing of Clairdelune by Christelle Dabos

Monster by Walter Dean Myers


The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt

The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett

No-No Boy by John Okada


Oh, The Places You’ll Go! By Dr. Seuss

On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder


Passing & Quicksand by Nella Larsen

Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire

The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton



The Rising Like a Storm by Tanaz Bhathena

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

The Rookery by Deborah Hewitt

Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier

The Rules of Arrangement by Anisha Bhatia


Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Second-Class Citizen by Buchi Emecheta

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin

Shabanu, Daughter of the Wind by Suzanne Fisher Staples

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

Simone Breaks All the Rules by Debbie Rigaud

Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim 

Six Stories & An Essay by Andrea Levy

So Long A Letter by Mariama Bâ

The Spook Who Sat By the Door by Sam Greenlee

Stamped From The Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi


Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

The Blacker the Berry by Wallace Thurman

Three Days Before by Ralph Ellison

Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean

The Trouble With Hating You by Sajni Patel

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen


Un-American by Hafizah Geter

Until We’re Fish by Susannah R. Drissi

Upstate by Kalisha Buckhanon



We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman

White Teeth by Zadie Smith



Your Corner Dark by Desmond Hall


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About Me

Hi, I’m Adira! I’m currently pursuing dual Master’s degrees in Social Work and Information with a minor in Editing and Publishing.

I spend most of my time either doing school work or indulging in my love of reading, music, and film.

This blog is is where I’ll be sharing what I am reading. Happy Reading!

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