My Birthday ✨✨✨

༇ һᥲ⍴⍴ᥡ ᑲіr𝗍һძᥲᥡ 𝗍᥆ mᥱ, ᥣі𝗍𝗍ᥣᥱ mіss 33 🙂 ♍︎♍︎♍︎ Non bookish post✨ I turned 33 yesterday (sᥱ⍴𝗍ᥱmᑲᥱr 17𝗍һ) and I just wanted to say Thank You to everyone who wished me a Happy Birthday🎉Shoutout to those of you who posted about me in your stories. My heart is extremely heavy, and I am overwhelmed…

༇ The Weight Of Blood ❤️

Hey 👋🏾 I recently read this baby for the #LOPRReadathon and I can safely say TDJ always delivers. Firstly, you can always count on TDJ to write the hard hitting truths about what’s going on in the world. She is a beautiful storyteller, and she does it with such raw passion. TW: Racism. Colorism. Abuse….

༇ Well, hello there…sᥱ⍴𝗍ᥱmᑲᥱr ⚘

꧁꧂ I know we’re already “Seven days” in (June❤️‍🔥) (I had to…), and you’ve all already seen my TBR…but I wouldn’t be me if I didn’t make a post about it 🤪 🝮 Theme: ძᥲrk ᥲᥴᥲძᥱmіᥲ 😈 𝗍һᥱ mᥲrrᥡ sһᥱᥣᥣᥡ ᥴᥣᥙᑲ 🔪🔪🔪 #LOPBuddyRead Genres: YA, Mystery Thriller, Suspense 𝗍һᥱ ᥕᥱіgһ𝗍 ᥆𝖿 ᑲᥣ᥆᥆ძ 🩸🩸🩸 #LOPRReadathon Genres:…

Book Tour ✨✨✨

➪ Happy Pub Day @tinybuddhaofficial ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ Thank You #Partner @bibliolifestyle & @kensingtonbooks ༒༒༒ Synopsis: From the founder of Tiny Buddha, the beloved online community with more than 7 million followers, Tiny Buddha’s Inner Strength Journal offers exercises, prompts, and challenges to strengthen ourselves mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually so we can feel confident in our capacity to…

༇ ʟօք sᥱ⍴𝗍ᥱmᑲᥱr ⚘

Mawninnn 🙂 Happy Wednesday “Hump Day” as they say. Here are my picks for sᥱ⍴𝗍ᥱmᑲᥱr. You can choose to join one or both😈The theme is Dark Academia!!! ꧁꧂ LOPBuddyRead : #TheMaryShellyClub @goldywrites(Join by leaving 🔪🔪🔪) ꧁꧂ LOPReadathon : #TheWeightOfBlood @writeinbk(Join by leaving 🩸🩸🩸) Last year we read #WhiteSmoke also by TDJ for the first readathon,…

Long Live The Pumpkin Queen🎃

༒༒༒ Happy Saturday! Just got book mail, and I wanted to share. Anybody ever watched #ANightmareBeforeChristmas 💀🎄🎃? It’s one of my favorite movies! Something I try to watch every Halloween or Christmas. Shoutout to @barnesandnoble for the early release. Pub Date: August 2nd 2022 —> and the author @sheaernshaw for continuing Sally’s story! ༒༒༒ Synopsis:…

August #LOPBRSpecial 😈

➪ Did someone say #LegendBorn 😈 ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ Remember when I said I was going to make this a thing before book 2 comes out?!🤔well, it’s time! I know a lot of you already told me you’re in!…and I believe I wrote all the names down…but just incase lol DM or comment down below. Let’s…

Hoops Special Edition Series❤️‍🔥

༒༒༒ Hoops Special Edition Series😍Look at the covers! Yall know me, I like my books to match! So I debated for a while on if I should get these or the originals. Well, y’all see who won! They. Are. Beautiful❤️‍🔥 I’ve been dying to read another @kennedyryan1 book after reading Queen Move🥵in February. That book…

You Made A Fool Of Death With Your Beauty – By: Akwaeke Emezi 🥵

➪ FOMO🙄✨ ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ Yes, FOMO (Fear of missing out) though I fear I’ve already missed…out🤷🏾‍♀️. I’m definitely that person who doesn’t care about anything current/popular unless it was already on my radar, but y’all are killing me! This book is everywhere. EVERYWHERE 😭. It’s even started to haunt my dreams. I was gifted this…

Book Mail 📚 New Releases ✨

༒༒༒ Thank you for the free book @duttonbooks @plume_books #DuttonPartner #PlumePartner THE WORLD’S WORST ASSISTANT by Sona Movsesian 7/19/22 | #TheWorldsWorstAssistant | @sonamov | Plume Books From Conan O’Brien’s longtime assistant and cohost of his podcast, Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, a completely hilarious and irreverent how-to guide for becoming a terrible, yet unfireable employee, spilling her trade secrets for…

GIVEAWAY & Tour Post ❀❀❀

༒༒༒ Thank you #Partner @bibliolifestyle x @harper_wave   “Who Is Wellness For?” By @fariha_roisin Available now !!! Pub Date: June 14, 2022 !!! … Giveaway Details: on INSTAGRAM…ONE lucky winner 🍀 Like & save this post. Follow Me ( @loveonpages ), @harper_wave and @bibliolifestyle Tag a friend. Or more… Giveaway ends Friday July 1st 1pm est. I will…

June Books ❀❀❀

༒༒༒ What’s up…I’ve been in a MAJOR slump-ish mood, since I started my new job. I’ve worked with children all my life, but not like this😅they really make me feel old🤣 Anyway, I’m trying so hard! All I wanna do is sit down, and watch a show or two. Apologies to my #LOPBuddyRead crew. Gonna…

#LOPBuddyRead …JUNE !!!

༒༒༒ ❥ Hiya! Happy June 😊 a little back story here: I was planning on posting this earlier in the week, but life is hard 😫. So today I hoped to take the photo in the morning…get all dressed up, but I forgot 🙃 so I said I’ll do it when I got home, but…

Book Tour ✨

➪ Not One, but TWO TOUR BOOKS✨❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ In The Face Of The Sun (@dennysbryce) Thank you #Partner @bibliolifestyle @kensingtonbooks Available Now——> April 26, 2022 Synopsis: 1928, Los Angeles: The newly-built Hotel Somerville is the hotspot for the city’s glittering African-American elite. It embodies prosperity and dreams of equality for all—especially Daisy Washington. An up-and-coming journalist, Daisy anonymously…

The Love Songs Of W.E.B Du Bois ❀❀❀

༒༒༒ ❥ Thank you #Partner @bibliolifestyle @harperperennial @honoree_jeffers New in paperback May 10, 2022 ༒༒༒ ❥ Synopsis: The great scholar, W. E. B. Du Bois, once wrote about the Problem of race in America, and what he called “Double Consciousness,” a sensitivity that every African American possesses in order to survive. Since childhood, Ailey Pearl Garfield…

May #LOPBuddyRead Books!?!?

༒༒༒ ❥ Hi loves…me again with the super weird ideas! Next month I’ve decided to be a little different (just like this month). There are TWO LOPBR books, but here’s the catch…(whispers) you don’t have to read both. You can choose to read one or both. Whatever works for you. Like usual, at the end…

Tupac x Nikki Giovanni ✨ Poets.

➪ Currently Reading… ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ This poetry book is so good. Reading Tupac’s inner thoughts after idolizing him for so many years is quite scary, but also very remarkable. Every poem damn there makes me cry, but it’s so worth it. Getting to know him a bit more. Rest Easy my love✨ ❥ The Rose…

Happy Pub Day!!! 4/19/22 ❀❀❀

༒༒༒ ❥ The Memory Librarian By: @janellemonae -Synopsis: Whoever controls our memories controls the future. Janelle Monáe and an incredible array of talented collaborating creators have written a collection of tales comprising the bold vision and powerful themes that have made Monáe such a compelling and celebrated storyteller. Dirty Computer introduced a world in which…

Book Tour and Feature ❀❀❀

༒༒༒ ❥ #GriefIsLove | By: Marisa Renee Lee :Thank You @tlcbooktours @legacylitbooks and @marisareneelee :Synopsis: In beautiful, compassionate prose, Lee elegantly offers wisdom about what it means to authentically and defiantly claim space for grief’s complicated feelings and emotions. And Lee is no stranger to grief herself, she shares her journey after losing her mother,…

Books I can’t wait to reread and ANNOTATE 😈❤️‍🔥✍🏾

༒༒༒ Yes, yes. I know it’s Poetry Month. There’s more Poetry posts to come…promise. In the meantime, today I wanted to shoutout some books y’all are probably tired of me recommending 🤣 some of my favorites from last year, that I plan on rereading…very soon🗣 They’re In No Particular Order. I refuse to choose, they…

Happy Publication Day 🎉🎉🎉

༒༒༒ ❥ The Wedding Crasher Synopsis: Just weeks away from ditching DC for greener pastures, Solange Pereira is roped into helping her wedding planner cousin on a random couple’s big day. It’s an easy gig… until Solange stumbles upon a situation that convinces her the pair isn’t meant to be. What’s a true-blue romantic to…

The Blood Trials By: N. E. Davenport !!!

༒༒༒ ❥ Thank you, #Partner @bibliolifestyle & @harpervoyagerus x @williammorrowbooks Pub Date: April 5th, 2022 ༒༒༒ ❥ Synopsis: It’s all about blood. The blood spilled between the Republic of Mareen and the armies of the Blood Emperor long ago. The blood gifts of Mareen’s deadliest enemies. The blood that runs through the elite War Houses of…

Poetry Pick 🌹🌹🌹

➪ Happy April❤️‍🔥Happy Poetry Month🌹❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ This month I‘ve decided to do things a little different. “The Essential Rumi” is this months pick, but you do not have to read it. In April, read whatever poetry book you want. Whatever speaks to you. We will share and discuss our favorite quotes, and moments from…

Pandora’s Jar By: Natalie Haynes

➪ Happy Pub Day to… Pandora’s Jar By: @nataliehaynesauthor ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ Thank you #Partner @bibliolifestyle and @harperperennial 🤎 OUT TODAY !!! ༒༒༒ ❥ Synopsis: The national bestselling author of A Thousand Ships returns with a fascinating, eye-opening take on the remarkable women at the heart of classical stories Greek mythology from Helen of Troy to Pandora and the…

Brain-Body Parenting ✨

༒༒༒ ➪ By: Mona Delahooke ❀❀❀ ❥ Thank You #Partner @bibliolifestyle and @harper_wave Pub Date: March. 15th 2022…OUT NOW !!! ༒༒༒ ❥ Synopsis: Over her decades as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Mona Delahooke has routinely counseled distraught parents who struggle to manage their children’s challenging, sometimes oppositional behaviors. These families are understandably focused on correcting or…

“Under Lock & Key” By: Gigi Pandian

➪ Happy Pub Day “Under Lock And Key” By: Gigi Pandian ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ Thank you @booksparks #SPRC2022 @minotaur_books @gigipandian What happens when a carpenter and a stage magician fall in love? They form a Secret Staircase Construction business to bring magic to people through their homes. ༒༒༒ Synopsis: After a disastrous accident derails Tempest…

Blood Scion By: Deborah Falaye ❀❀❀

༒༒༒ ❥ Thank You #Partner @Coloredpagesblogtours @epicreads @DeborahFalaye ༒༒༒ ❥ Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old Sloane can incinerate an enemy at will—she is a Scion, a descendant of the ancient Orisha gods. Under the Lucis’ brutal rule, her identity means her death if her powers are discovered. But when she is forcibly conscripted into the Lucis army on…

Happy International Women’s Day ❀❀❀

➪ Happy International Women’s Day ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ Just wanted to shoutout a few incredible women in fiction, and also bring y’all 5 stand-alone recs in Hardcover 🙂 so part 1 I guess ☺️ (In No Particular Order) •Against The Loveless World ✨ Nahr Synopsis: As Nahr sits, locked away in solitary confinement, she spends…

Yinka, Where Is Your Huzband? By: Lizzie Damilola Blackburn (Review)

Extremely late post…I picked this book for my February #LOPBuddyRead group because the title alone provided enough depth for me. I love picking books that have a deeper meaning to them, and not just surface level ideas. They can create powerful conversations, and in turn, we take a closer look into the lives of others…

#SPRC2022 Ambassador 🤎

➪ Book Mail📚One Italian Summer By: @rebecca_serle ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ Thank you @booksparks for picking me as one of your #SPRC2022 (Spring Reading Challenge) Ambassadors!!! I’m super excited to start this book🤎I may have read chapter one last night 👀 • Synopsis: When Katy’s mother dies, she is left reeling. Carol wasn’t just Katy’s mom,…

The Paris Apartment By: Lucy Foley ❀

༒༒༒ ❥ Thank you #Partner @bibliolifestyle @williammorrowbooks and @lucyfoleyauthor 🤎 • Pub Date: TODAY!!! Feb. 22. 2022 • Synopsis: Jess needs a fresh start. She’s broke and alone, and she’s just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half-brother Ben didn’t sound thrilled when she asked if she could crash with him for a…

Happy Birthday Toni Morrison ❤︎

➪ The Source Of Self-Regard ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ My Non-Fiction book for the month. I was originally supposed to read it in the beginning of the month, but plans change, so instead I’ll be starting at the end into the next month. I’ve had this book for a while, and I think it’s the perfect…

#LOPBuddyRead March Pick :)

༒༒༒ ❥ Olga Dies Dreaming By: Xochitl Gonzalez Synopsis: It’s 2017, and Olga and her brother, Pedro “Prieto” Acevedo, are boldfaced names in their hometown of New York. Prieto is a popular congressman representing their gentrifying Latinx neighborhood in Brooklyn, while Olga is the tony wedding planner for Manhattan’s power brokers.

Despite their alluring public lives,…

The Secret Lives Of Church Ladies… By Deesha Philyaw

➪ The Secret Lives Of Church Ladies ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ So glad I finally decided to read this. I’ve heard so many great things, and it definitely lived up to the hype for me! Nine short stories about Black Women, and girls figuring out who/what they want to be in life, learning through the double…

Seven Days In June *REVIEW* By: Tia Williams

I never do this, but there’s a few SPOILERS in this review🤷🏾‍♀️it needed to be done. I know no other way to express my love, and gratitude for this book. So if you haven’t read it yet…well, what are you waiting? But seriously, go read it, and if you don’t wanna be spoiled, don’t read…

LOP Rom-athon ❤︎❤︎❤︎

༒༒༒ Quickly I want to say I changed the hashtag 😭🤎okay bye ❥ Happy Tuesday!!! I meant to post this earlier in the month, but with the move I’ve been kind of busy. Anyway, I’m doing another readathon, because I’m celebrating romance this month ❤︎ especially Black romance 🥺 If you want to join, just…

My Mess Is A Bit Of A Life: By Georgia Pritchett

༒༒༒ ❥ Thank you #Partner @bibliolifestyle and @harperonebooks Congrats @georgiapudding /// Pub Date: February 8th, 2022 Super excited about today’s post! Probably could’ve included this in my “get to know me” or “fun facts” but when I was younger, I watched/listened to EVERYTHING #SClub7 😭😍🤎 they really were everything to me. Today’s author, has written for…

Review: Will By Will Smith

Synopsis: Will Smith’s transformation from a West Philadelphia kid to one of the biggest rap stars of his era, and then one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood history, is an epic tale — but it’s only half the story. Will Smith thought, with good reason, that he had won at life: Not only…

Nature Meditations Deck ❀❀❀

༒༒༒ ❥ Thank you, #Partner @TLCBookTours and @ChronicleBooks ❤︎ #KenyaJacksonSaulters (((OUT NOW))) ༒༒༒ ❥ Just to keep the meditation conversation going…here are some amazing meditation cards to practice with. “Simple Mindfulness Practices Inspired By The Natural World” ❥ Cards In Order: Nature Meditation Walking Thoughts Messages From The Earth Strengthening Affirmations ༒༒༒ ❥ With Love,…

Let’s Talk About: Self Care.

Happy Thursday everyone 😊 I’m trying my hardest to be more consistent on here. If you haven’t noticed, I’ve mainly just been reposting my IG (Bookstagram) stuff. Though I enjoy that, it wasn’t supposed to be the main focus on this blog. I guess I’ve been a bit uninspired 🤷🏾‍♀️ so from now on, I’ll…

Happy Pub Day: WAHALA ❤︎

༒༒༒ ❥ Thank you, #Partner @bibliolifestyle and @williammorrowbooks ❤︎ ༒༒༒ ❥ Synopsis: Ronke wants happily ever after and 2.2. kids. She’s dating Kayode and wants him to be “the one” (perfect, like her dead father). Her friends think he’s just another in a long line of dodgy Nigerian boyfriends. Boo has everything Ronke wants—a kind…

The Priory Of The Orange Tree: Review!!!

༒༒༒ ❥ Review: ✰✰✰✰.5/5 I’ll start by saying, definitely one of the most incredible and action packed books I’ve ever read. The author told a beautifully written story about love, all kinds of love (romantic, friendship, sibling, self), loss, bravery, and so much more. This book mainly follows around four characters; Ead, Tanté, Loth, and…

LOPBuddyRead January 2022 Pick :)

༒༒༒ ❥ Real quick, I wanna say RIP Betty White. We literally just heard the news of her passing, and I wanted to pay my respects. She almost made it to 100, and she left us on the last day of the crappy year…so let’s celebrate for her as well. Cheers to you Betty❤︎Happy New…

Favorite Books Of 2021 ❤︎❤︎❤︎

༒༒༒ ❥ So at first I was dreading the top 10, turns out I needed to add two more books🥴 this was so hard. I hope y’all liked these books as much as I did…and if you haven’t read them yet, RUN!!!🥰 ༒༒༒ ❥ Books 🙂 These are my TOP 3. I refuse to pick…

All The #LOPBuddyRead Of 2021 !!!

➪ LOP Appreciation Post❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ Hey everyone! I meant to do this a while ago, but life🤷🏾‍♀️ anyway at the risk of getting super mushy…I just wanted to say Thank You to everyone who has supported me this year. It’s been a wild ride, but I couldn’t have done most of the things without…

Reading Update. Time For The Holidays!!!

➪ Happy Saturday ❀❀❀ ༒༒༒ ❥ Who’s ready for the holidays? Anyone doing anything special this year? I’m going to be hanging with some friends. Our hang time is long overdue. … I’ve got four books to finish this month. Before we enter the new year🗣I’m a planner, but also a mood reader…so who knows…

Misfits: A Personal Manifesto By: Michaela Coel

➪ ✰✰✰✰✰/5 ༒༒༒ ❥ Quote: What I am writing doesn’t change, but how I write it changes drastically. I find myself sitting with pain, with darkness. “How long,” I begin to wonder, “has my habit been to recount horror with a smile, standing in the light recalling tales of darkness?” Long enough that being here,…

Swimming Lessons By: Lili Reinhart

➪ Swimming Lessons ✰✰✰✰✰/5 ༒༒༒ ❥ When we throw away our old bouquets, we don’t regret buying them in the first place. We live knowing that there will be an expiration date. We don’t let it stop us from accepting the beauty that lives in small doses. Nothing is ever wasted. The beauty of something…

The Brontë Sisters Set (Classics)

➪ Happy Thursday, Loves 🥰 ❥ Today I’m starting #JaneEyre for the very first time in my life! I’m excited because it’s a favorite amongst some of my friends, and everyone seems to think I’ll love it. I can’t remember the year got this🥴shoutout to the pandemic for taking my brain cells away, but my…