My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares

I’ve had this book on my shelf for yearsssssss–and I’m talkin’ like 8ish years? I’m not even really sure why I picked it up now or why I never grabbed it sooner but it left me with SUCH a book hangover! I feel like this may be young adult fiction blasphemy, but I’ve never read…

Mustard Seed by Laila Ibrahim

Mustard Seed is the sequel to Yellow Crocus. I was so captivated by Yellow Crocus that I had to pick it up the second I learned it existed. This novel picks up in 1865 when slavery was abolished so it’s a pretty stark contrast from the climate of the preceding novel. We follow most of…

Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

I decided to switch gears with genres and go with some historical fiction (a theme that I think is gonna stick for a while) for my next read–so I give you Yellow Crocus. If you’ve followed the blog for awhile now, you know that I’m really into anything that touches on slavery–it’s just a time…